How does coal affect human health?

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coal mining is a dangerous work especially under ground mines..There is not enough oxygen and lot of dust is inhaled by workers.


Huge amount of coal is used as fuel in power stations.Lot of ash mostly fly ash gets to atmosphere and spreads out.This causes a health problem called silicosis. which damages lungs.
Flue gases contains sulfur which go,in the air ah water during rain it come sulfuric acid and causes acid rain..