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Coal Miners Testify For U.S. To Lower Silica Dust Exposure Limit

Silica dust is driving a surge in new black lung cases, causing more severe forms of the disease and in younger miners.

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MSHA Proposes Lower Limit On Silica Dust Exposure For Coal Miners

The limit would be lowered to 50 micrograms per cubic meter per eight-hour shift, down from 100.

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April 5 Marks 13th Anniversary Of Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster

Wednesday, April 5, marked the 13th anniversary of the Upper Big Branch Mine disaster.  It was thirteen years ago when an explosion 1,000 feet underground killed 29 miners at Massey Energy’s Uppe...

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Promoting W.Va. And Cleaning Up East Palestine This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, a group of state legislative and education leaders will soon embark on another national economic development tour. The program, called ChooseWV, tells West Virginia’s story directly to those who can make a major job and industry impact.

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