Interior won’t say what it’s doing with coal health study

President Donald Trump talked a lot about coal mining during his campaign. (Image: Evan El-Amin |

(Bloomberg) — The Trump administration isn’t sharing any details about its review of a coal mining study it halted three months ago. Democrats and environmentalists are becoming increasingly concerned about why the Interior Department remains silent about the National Academy of Sciences study, initiated under President Barack Obama to look into the potential link between coal mining in Appalachia and the health of people living nearby. Bloomberg Environment’s Stephen Lee discusses it with Nancy Lyons in the Bloomberg 99.1 Washington newsroom.

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