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By: Catie Leary on March 26, 2010, 12:37 p.m.
Mary Workman of Steubenville, Ohio, holds a jar of undrinkable water from her coal-mining polluted well

Photo: Erik Calonius/EPA/NARA

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Coal water

Mary Workman of Steubenville, Ohio, holds a jar of undrinkable water from her well. The Hanna Coal Company owns all the land around her, so she must transport clean water from a well many miles away.