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An X-ray image of an Appalachian coal miner with black lung lesions.

As Congressional Panel Focuses On Black Lung, UMW Urges Stronger Health Protections

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As Congress hears testimony on the epidemic of black lung disease among Appalachian miners, two labor leaders are calling on Congress and regulators to do more to protect miners. In a letter to the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration, or MSHA, the United Mine Workers of America and the United Steel Workers of America urged… Read More