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Posted: January 19, 2014 at 3:54 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “I’ve made a career of body counts of dead fish and wildlife made that way from coal.” Dennis Lemly, a U.S. Forest Service research biologist who chronicles the deformities coal-mining pollution causes in fish, in response to the recent West Virginia chemical spill

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Front Section, Pages 4 on 01/19/2014


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