Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Miner-with-Black-Lung-in-Appalachia-27MZIFISMYVN.htmlConceptually similarMiner with Black Lung in AppalachiaGP02F8XCompleted★★★★Miner with Black Lung in AppalachiaGP02F8YCompleted★★★★Miner with Black Lung in AppalachiaGP02F90Completed★★★★Miner at Health Clinic in AppalachiaGP11PICompleted★★★★Miner with Black Lung in AppalachiaGP02F8ECompleted★★★★Miner with Black Lung in AppalachiaGP02F8FCompleted★★★★Miner with Black Lung in AppalachiaGP02F8GCompleted★★★★Miner with Black Lung in AppalachiaGP02F8HCompleted★★★★Miner with Black Lung in AppalachiaGP02F8ICompleted★★★★View AllGP02F8ZMiner with Black Lung in AppalachiaA former coal miner suffering from end stage black lung disease lies in a hospital bed. He is 85 years old and worked for 35 years in the mines. He's been tested 15 to 20 times for black lung and keeps being turned down by doctors who blame his illness on other health problems. Each year, an average of 24,000 Americans die as a result of pollution from coal-fired power plants, including 2,800 from lung cancer.Locations:Appalachian Mountains-North America-United States of America-West VirginiaDate:2 Jun, 2011Credit:© GreenpeaceMaximum size:4752px X 3168pxKeywords:Climate (campaign title)-Close ups-Coal-Coal mining-Faces-Health-Hospitals-Illness-Indoors-KWCI (GPI)-Men-Miners-One personShoot:Health Impacts on West Virginia Coal MinersA documentation on retired miners suffering from Black Lung and other lung diseases. They have been denied benefits for Black Lung Disease and are dying from the impacts of breathing coal dust.