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Kelly and his wife, Lisa,

say grace before Sunday dinner.

 

Rich-Joseph Facun for NPR

 

An Epidemic Is Killing Thousands Of Coal Miners.

Regulators Could Have Stopped It

NPR

December 18, 2018    5:00 AM ET

https://www.npr.org/2018/12/18/
675253856/an-epidemic-is-killing-thousands-of-coal-miners-regulators-could-have-stopped-it

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

deadly mining disease

black lung disease / coal worker's pneumoconiosis        USA

 

https://www.npr.org/series/156453033/
black-lung-returns-to-coal-country

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2019/01/23/
686000458/i-figured-it-was-going-to-be-a-horrible-death-and-it-probably-will-be

 

https://www.npr.org/2019/01/20/
685821214/before-black-lung-the-hawks-nest-tunnel-disaster-killed-hundreds

 

 

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/12/18/
675253856/an-epidemic-is-killing-thousands-of-coal-miners-regulators-could-have-stopped-it

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/12/18/
678045923/fatal-disease-outbreak-among-miners-spurs-house-hearings-on-coal-mine-dust

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/06/04/
616136915/coal-miners-fund-set-for-deep-cuts-as-black-lung-epidemic-grows

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/05/22/
613400710/new-studies-confirm-a-surge-in-coal-miners-disease

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/02/06/
583456129/black-lung-study-biggest-cluster-ever-of-fatal-coal-miners-disease

 

 

 

 

http://www.npr.org/2016/12/15/
505577680/advanced-black-lung-cases-surge-in-appalachia

 

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/03/
health/research/dr-donald-l-rasmussen-crusader-
for-coal-miners-health-dies-at-87.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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