The chance of ending up in the water is higher in those rapids, McQueen said. He believes in the river mantra that a boater is always just in between swims.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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A draft rule to protect coal miners from exposure to silica dust garnered more than 5,200 comments from advocates and the American public.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Bob Murray, Who Fought Against Black Lung Regulations As A Coal Operator, Has Filed For Black Lung Benefits
Robert E. Murray, the former CEO and president of the now-bankrupt Murray Energy, has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Labor for black lung benefits. For years, Murray and his company fought against federal mine safety regulations aimed at reducing the debilitating disease.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The federal Mine Safety and Health Administration has not done enough to protect coal miners during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report from an oversight agency released Tuesday.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Officials with the Mine Safety and Health Administration met for the first time with miners’ health researchers Wednesday in a new partnership designed to…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A lawsuit filed by a miner’s widow says the Mine Safety and Health Administration didn’t do enough to stop the Upper Big Branch Mine disaster.The…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The retired coal company executive from West Virginia chosen by Republican President Trump to oversee U.S. mining safety says his first priority is…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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