The closure and regulation of coal plants are linked to longer life expectancy, according to a recent study.
Reductions in air pollution resulting from these measures contribute to improved public health outcomes
Communities near shuttered coal plants experience a decline in respiratory illnesses and cardiovascular problems.
Regulatory efforts to curb coal emissions correlate with a decrease in premature deaths and chronic health conditions.
The findings underscore the positive impact of transitioning to cleaner energy sources on public well-being.
Advocates emphasize the need for continued environmental policies to enhance both air quality and overall community health.
The study supports the ongoing global shift towards sustainable and renewable energy alternatives.
Policymakers are urged to prioritize such initiatives for the benefit of public health and longevity.