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BLACK LUNG DISEASE
Coal Company Officials Indicted For Allegedly Hiding Risk Of Black Lung Disease
Former supervisors at Armstrong Coal were charged with submitting bogus dust samples to the government, a company practice HuffPost exposed in 2014.
This Retired Coal Miner Has Black Lung Disease. He's Fighting To Make Sure No One Else Gets It.
Michael "Flip" Wilson stopped working as a miner more than a year ago. Then the hard work began.
Democrats Try To Stop Coal Industry From Swindling Sick Miners
This post has been updated with comment from the National Mining Association. Among other measures, the legislation would
Black Lung Disease Rates Skyrocket To Highest Levels Since 1970s
As it grapples with a resurgence of black lung in many areas, the Labor Department recently announced it is updating and
It's About Time, Again
For those who judge their financial interests or ideological blindness to be more reliable than evidence, American energy policy has been a success. For the rest of us, it has been clear for decades that the policy is an abject failure.
The War On Coal Miners: How Companies Hide The Threat Of Black Lung From Watchdogs And Workers
And even with the reforms, regulators will still rely on the industry to police itself when it comes to coal dust. If the
'Green News Report' - April 24, 2014
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen
Co-hosts of the radio’s nationally syndicated ‘Green News Report’
'Green News Report' is heard on many fine radio stations around the country. For additional info on stories we covered today
Black Lung Disease: Life-Saving Rules, Technology Stymied By Politics, Experts Say
Nearly two years ago, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) proposed lowering the coal-dust threshold while mandating
What Is Sarcoidosis? Lung Disease Rates Much Higher Than Previously Thought, Study Finds
Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson
Doctors also believe that there's a genetic factor at play, since people who have a close blood relative with sarcoidosis
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The World's Deadliest Profession: Coal Miners Pay for China's Economic Miracle
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Budget Bill Gives Gift To Big Coal, Endangers Miners
Democrats said that they managed to fend off more than a dozen GOP riders that could have undermined workplace safety, but
Black Lung Disease On The Rise Again
Black lung disease, long a killer of coal miners, is on the rise again after retreating in the 30 years since Congress passed
Autopsies Of Massey Miners Reveal Black Lung
Center for Public Integrity
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Rand Paul: Mine Safety Regs Too Costly
Weekly Pulse: WV Mine Had Over 1300 Health and Safety Violations
The Media Consortium
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Three coal miners still die daily from black lung disease-one of the most flagrant safety issues and scandals overlooked
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