On this week's encore broadcast of Mountain Stage, guest host Larry Groce welcomes Wilco back to the show for their fourth appearance since 1996. Also joining us is blues man Guy Davis, alt-folk singer and songwriter Peter Case, and Grammy Nominated songwriter and producer Garrison Starr.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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A group of Ohio Valley senators says a watchdog agency’s recent report shows that federal regulators must do more to protect coal miners from silica dust, an especially toxic form of dust created when mining equipment cuts into rock layers near coal seams.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The Mine Safety and Health Administration is not doing enough to protect coal miners from deadly silica dust, according to a new report from the Department of Labor’s Office of the Inspector General.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Coal companies owned by the family of West Virginia Governor Jim Justice have agreed to pay more than $5 million in overdue mine health and safety fines…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Updated May 8, 2019 at 2:45 p.m. The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a civil lawsuit against 23 coal companies owned by the family of West Virginia…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The United Mine Workers of America is suing the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration, or MSHA, after the agency reduced its heightened oversight…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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