|Title||Preliminary Toxicological Analysis of the Effect of Coal Slurry Impoundment Water on Human Liver Cells|
|Publication Type||Government Report|
|Year of Publication||2008|
|Publisher||United States Geologic Survey|
|Keywords||coal slurry, health, liver, USGS|
Human liver cells were exposed to water from an impoundment in Mingo County, WV. Exposure to 1%, 5%, and 10% slurry solutions resulted in 13.5%, 14.0%, and 15.4% inhibition of cell viability, respectively, as compared to untreated controls.