Executive Council Says New Coal Dust Standard Will ‘Save Miners’ Lives’

July 30, 2014

A new standard that limits miners’ exposure to the coal dust that causes black lung “will save miners’ lives,” said the AFL-CIO Executive Council in a statement approved today at the council’s summer meeting at AFL-CIO headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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