mine safety

Sometimes Rand Paul's anti-regulatory mouth gets him into trouble. Earlier this election season, he got into hot water with miners for suggesting the federal government shouldn't be involved in mine safety. He then later said he still "thinks Read more...
How can we fail them? How can a nation that relies on its miners not do everything in its power to protect them? How can we let anyone in this count Read more...
The Rural Blog: A congressional investigation has found that the coal-mine disaster that killed nine people in Utah last summer could have been preven Read more...
Via The Salt Lake Tribune: Operators at the Crandall Canyon mine experienced serious structural problems in the mine in March and entirely abandoned Read more...
Confined Space: Victory! Senate sticks it to Bush Mine Safety nominee Liberal Oasis: Our estimable colleague, Avedon Carol, posted this cogent piece Read more...

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Mike's Blog Round Up Confined Space: Five more miners dead. Richard Stickler's name should be withdrawn as Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safe Read more...