Will Bob Murray blame Global Warming once again?
U.S. mine safety regulators failed to conduct inspections required by federal law at more than one in seven of the country's 731 underground coal mines last year, a year in which the number of worker deaths in mining accidents more than doubled to 47, a government report says.
Budget constraints and a lack of management emphasis on worker safety by the Bush administration are responsible for the lapses, the Labor Department inspector general said in a report released yesterday. The report details the department's failure to meet inspection mandates of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977...read on
Murray said in the above video that when his mine disaster was over, he'd invite everyone to go down under with him to check out what they do. I don't think many people will take him up on his offer anytime soon...