black lung disease
So far three former officials with Armstrong Coal have acknowledged their part in a fraud made public by HuffPost.
Vulnerable coal miners suffering from black lung disease fear what will happen if COVID-19 is added to the mix.
Former supervisors at Armstrong Coal were charged with submitting bogus dust samples to the government, a company practice HuffPost exposed in 2014.
Michael "Flip" Wilson stopped working as a miner more than a year ago. Then the hard work began.
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.