Tomorrow [presumably Thursday, 25 February] at 12:00 Noon in Room 169 of the Capitol Annex [in Frankfort, KY], the House Committee on Health and Welfare will hear testimony on the public health impacts of coal. Dr. Michael Hendryx, director of the West Virginia Rural Health Research Center, is scheduled to testify about the findings of his research linking coal production to premature death and increasing rates of health conditions like heart, lung and kidney disease and birth defects. At 1:30 in Annex Room 171, Kentuckians For The Commonwealth will host a press conference with Wendell Berry and others to discuss the hostile environment that has been created in part by the state legislature. [Press Release]
NOTE CORRECTION: Frankfort is, of course, the proper capitol of Kentucky.
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