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Cleansing the Air at the Expense of Waterways

Cleansing the Air at the Expense of Waterways

Charles Duhigg

MASONTOWN, Pa. - For years, residents here complained about the yellow smoke pouring from the tall chimneys of the nearby coal-fired
power plant, which left a film on their cars and pebbles of coal waste
in their yards.