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Miners, advocates voice their concerns about MSHA’s proposed silica rule

Tuesday, August 15th, 2023 | Posted by Quenton King | No Comments

Coal miners and black lung advocates filled several back rows of the auditorium at the Mine Safety and Health Administration Academy just outside of Beckley, West Virginia, on the morning of Aug. 10th to provide comments on the agency’s draft rule to protect miners from respirable silica dust. [ Read More ]



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