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Radiological technician Davis positions retired coal miner Marcum for a chest x-ray in St. Charles

Coal Lobby’s Push for Lower Black Lung Tax Clashed with U.S....

By Richard Valdmanis (Reuters) U.S. coal companies lobbied Congress to allow a drop in their payments to help miners with black lung disease by arguing the...
Radiological technician Davis looks at the chest x-ray of retired coal miner Marcum in St. Charles

A Tenth of U.S. Veteran Coal Miners Have Black Lung Disease:...

By Richard Valdmanis (Reuters) More than 10 percent of America’s coal miners with 25 or more years of experience have black lung disease, the highest...
The Wider Image: Coal lobby fights black-lung tax as disease rates surge

Coal Lobby Fights Black-Lung Tax as Disease Rates Surge

By Valerie Volcovici PRINCETON, West Virginia (Reuters) As a young man, Barry Shrewsbury dug coal in the West Virginia mines and spent his time off...
Steam rises at sunrise from the Lethabo Power Station, a coal-fired power station owned by state power utility ESKOM near Sasolburg

Global Carbon Emissions Hit Record High in 2017

By Nina Chestney LONDON (Reuters) Global energy-related carbon emissions rose to a historic high of 32.5 gigatonnes last year, after three years of being flat,...
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