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Welcome to PSR's Environmental Health Policy Institute, where we ask questions -- then we ask the experts to answer them. Join us as physicians, health professionals, and environmental health experts share their ideas, inspiration, and analysis about toxic chemicals and environmental health policy.


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Petra Wood and John Wood

Petra Wood, a research wildlife biologist with a PhD from the University of Florida, studies anthropogenic effects of habitat changes on wildlife populations. John Wood, a statistician and previously a plant ecologist, has an MS from the University of Florida. They have lived in Cassville, West Virginia, since 1992. Coal ash mine dumping started about five years later and has been ongoing ever since.


Coal Ash in Minefills, March 2, 2012