High thyroid cancer rates and coal ash connection in Iredell

The Iredell County Health Department invites residents to attend a Community Meeting regarding Thyroid Cancer & Structural Coal Ash Facilities on March 19 at 6:30 p.m. at South Iredell High School. The program will include expert presentations by the NC Department of Health & Human Services, the NC Department of Environmental Quality, state and local elected officials, and researchers from Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 
Please see the links below the image for more information about the connection of coal ash and increased thyroid cancer rates in our area.
coal ash revised.jpg
Image  from Megan Suggs — Statesville Record & Landmark — www.statesville.com
Additional topic links:
https://www.statesville.com/news/local/boos-heckles-take-center-stage-at-coal-ash-meeting/article_66e45074-1b5d-11e9-b343-6b76712f846d.html
https://www.wcnc.com/article/news/investigations/investigators/search-for-whats-causing-cancer-in-huntersville-and-mooresville/275-64103e23-2ed0-45df-ace5-0e23c291d3dc
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/cancer/teen-s-cancer-uncovers-mystery-one-north-carolina-town-why-n1062011
https://patch.com/north-carolina/mooresville/coal-ash-cancer-panel-mooresville-realtors-stirs-controversy
https://www.wcnc.com/article/news/investigations/investigators/search-for-whats-causing-cancer-in-huntersville-and-mooresville/275-64103e23-2ed0-45df-ace5-0e23c291d3dc
https://www.wcnc.com/article/news/health/mooresville-realtors-cancer-cluster/275-ed27562f-280c-4e2e-b32e-ccc2139a475e