Coastal Conservation League study: Charleston port-related pollution health costs could total $81 million

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Though the State Ports Authority has been doing much to contend with land-based pollution from its machinery they're largely unable to regulate the nasty diesel fuel burned by cargo containers -- and the study by theĀ Coastal Conservation League says health care costs from all that pollution could total some $81 million a year.

The Post and CourierĀ has a brief on the matter and links to the full report.

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