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As Protections Shrink, Indigenous People In The Amazon Face Second Deadly Attack
Members of an “uncontacted” tribe in the Amazon were reportedly killed by illegal miners.
CULTURE & ARTS
YORKSHIRE MINERS AND POLICE HEAL RIFT WITH DANCE
National newspaper journalist
By SALLY BECK In a bid to celebrate the heritage of four Yorkshire towns, choreographer and West End star Steve Elias heads
'Green News Report' - November 3, 2016
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen
Co-hosts of the radio’s nationally syndicated ‘Green News Report’
Got comments, tips, love letters, hate mail? Drop us a line at GreenNews@BradBlog.com or right here at the comments link
The Knox Coal Mine Disaster: A Story of Corruption and Greed
Carol A Miele
RN BS MPH
Like the song made famous by country music legend, Loretta Lynn, I was a
Coal Miner's Daughter
. My Dad, Angelo Bruno, worked in the deep, dark, damp coal mines of Northeastern Pennsylvania from the time he was 15 years old.
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Coal Miner's Union Wins Big Victory For Retired Members
But they're still only getting half the money they were supposed to.
Haunting Beauty: Visit the Ghost Town of Bodie, California
National Trust for Historic Preservation
The National Trust for Historic Preservation protects signific...
Today, decades later, crowds still flock this remote region of the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains, northeast of Yosemite, to visit Bodie. But it's not gold they seek -- it's a genuine ghost town experience.
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
Bitcoin Charts, Finally
Steve H. Hanke
Professor of Applied Economics at The Johns Hopkins University...
How to Interpret: Each day the volatility of bitcoins (as calculated in Chart 7) is plotted against the return on bitcoins
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
Coal Miner Whose Brother Died On The Job Was Fired After Flagging Dangers
The Labor Department has filed an application to the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission to have Coots put back
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Coal Rush Kids! Illinois Votes to Keep Big Coal in Schools
While the uncritical media reported that Illinois House members "bemoan the decline of the Illinois coal industry," it's a fact that Illinois is in the throes of an unprecedented and unmatched coal mining rush in the nation.
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Former Massey CEO: As An Appalachianer, I Don't Know What 'Hubris' Means
Emily Tess Katz
Coal Miners Say They Were Surveilled, Harassed After Making Safety Complaints
Young told management it was the company's job to make the worksite "as safe as possible." He also signed paperwork designating
Fourth Coal Miner Killed Since Government Shutdown Began
When asked about Schwartz's death, the woman who answered the phone at Five Star Mining said the company wouldn't comment
Under Sequestration, Mine Safety Agency Cuts Efforts To Recoup Fines Against Coal Companies
The cuts are apparently already hampering MSHA's ability to enforce the law and recover fines. According to Mine Safety and
Sequestration Guts Mine Safety Grants As Coal Companies Owe Millions In Back Fines
WASHINGTON -- The nation's miners will be among those paying a high price for Congressional sequestration, with the head
Make My Valentine's Day Jewelry Conflict-free
So what do you think, jewelry companies? Will you make my next Valentine's Day conflict-free?
Potash Corp Mine Fire Traps 20 Miners Inside
By Reuters, Reuters
Sept 25 (Reuters) - An early morning fire that trapped 20 workers underground in a mine owned by Potash Corp of Saskatchewan
Murray Energy Miners Allege They Had To Give Up Pay To Attend 'Mandatory' Romney Rally (AUDIO)
The claims have been mostly denied by Rob Moore, Chief Financial Officer of Murray Energy Company, which owns the mine. He
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
You Don't Want Any Part of These Particles
Dr. Gary Ginsberg
Toxicologist; Faculty, Yale and the UConn School of Community ...
Cities are converting their fleet of buses over to greener cleaner burning natural gas buses and more trucks are being required to wear particle diapers. So urban air is slowing improving. In the meantime, a few tips to duck that diesel plume.
Dying for Work
Leo W. Gerard
International President United Steelworkers union
Every day, 12 workers die on the job in America -- often because a corporation has defied regulations or ignored standard safety procedures. Many more die prematurely from work exposure to toxic materials.
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
Charles Scott Howard: The Miner Who Took On Big Coal
"Scott is extremely rare," says Celeste Monforton, a former MSHA official who's investigated the mining disasters at Sago
Best Films and More About Work, for Labor Day
A sociocultural writer and thinker keeping it vibrant and spic...
This Labor Day week, we take a look at a listing of nominees for best films, tv shows, and other artistic expressions in what are called the "2011 Workers' Voice Awards" from PopWork USA.
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