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Charleston :: SC :: USA | 8 months ago

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A federal plan to tackle the resurgence of black lung disease by controlling coal dust in U.S. mines has been sent to the White House. The Charleston Gazette (http://bit.ly/14nj3YA) reports the Mine Safety and Health Administration submitted a final

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Charleston :: SC :: USA | 8 months ago

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A federal plan to tackle the resurgence of black lung disease by controlling coal dust in U.S. mines has been sent to the White House. The Charleston Gazette (http://bit.ly/14nj3YA) reports the Mine Safety and Health Administration submitted a final

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London :: United Kingdom | 8 months ago

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Federal regulators have proposed changes aimed at protecting coal miners from the debilitating, often deadly disease called black lung, but sharp divisions over the rules were clear at a conference in Lexington on Thursday...Rep. Andy Barr of

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Charleston :: SC :: USA | 9 months ago

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Sen. Jay Rockefeller has introduced a third bill this year aimed at protecting West Virginia's coal miners. More News The Black Lung Health Improvements Act of 2013 would increase miners' access to health records to facilitate the claims process, and

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Lexington :: KY :: USA | 9 months ago

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Roger Cook can tell you that didn't happen, but only if he pauses mid-sentence to take a labored breath. Cook, 57, has black lung even though he started his 32 years as an underground miner in 1978, well after the new standards were put in place. He

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Washington :: DC :: USA | 11 months ago

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The report urges more frequent X-rays and lung function tests for coal miners. It also urges physicians to "take exposure histories" for coal miners, including the jobs they performed, the machinery they operated, the kind of mines that employed them

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Charleston :: SC :: USA | 11 months ago

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W.Va. (AP) A new scientific paper details the growing evidence that black lung is on the rise among Appalachian miners. "The sum of the evidence really shows this is a worsening problem, instead of a problem that's getting better," said co-author Dr.

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Birmingham :: AL :: USA | 1 year ago

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Alabama coal miners can get a free health screening in March to provide early detection of pneumoconiosis (CWP) or black lung disease. The condition caused by breathing coal mine dust is serious but preventable...The confidential screenings will

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Murray :: UT :: USA | over 1 year ago

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More than 120 new violations were found , including failures to maintain adequate ventilation and water-spraying equipment underground, which work together to suppress coal dust and minimize its inhalation by coal miners. "Inadequate ventilation,

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Charleston :: SC :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Reporting by the Charleston Gazette this week suggests that the Obama administration's efforts to impose tough new limits on miners' exposure to coal dust have stalled. The United Mine Workers Union suggests election year politics may be the reason.

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