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Coal Mine Safety

Dave Jamieson

A Huge Win For Miners Who Take On Big Coal | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.21.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- In a ruling that could have wide implications for coal miners, a federal judge has rebuked a coal company for trying to sue a Kentucky m...

On 35th Anniversary of Mine Safety and Health Act, Still More Work to Do

Sen. Tom Harkin | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics
Sen. Tom Harkin

We must keep pressing forward with the legacy of the Mine Safety and Health Act. It is far too important, and too many lives are at stake, to give up now.

Families Of Dead Coal Miners Let Down By Inaction In Washington

Los Angeles Times | Kim Geiger, Tom Hamburger and Doug Smith | Posted 07.08.2011 | Politics

While there have been improvements, many of the glaring problems revealed by the explosion at the Upper Big Branch mine remain unaddressed....

Coal Mine Disaster

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Don Blankenship On Mine Disaster (VIDEO): 'We Don't Really Know What To Say About It'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ABC's Diane Sawyer grilled Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship on Tuesday on his company's coal mine disaster, asking whether the West Virginia mine exp...

Safety Fears Shut Another Murray Energy Mine In Utah

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

An energy company that owned the Crandall Canyon mine where nine people were killed in two collapses last August has shut another of its Utah coal min...