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Coal and Kentucky

June 10, 2012
The Courier-Journal

It's the job of federal and state regulators to ensure that coal is mined safely and in a way that doesn’t do violence to the environment. The U.S. EPA has shown some concern about the environment, concerns that Kentucky officials apparently do not share. And mine safety laws and their enforcement continue to fall short of what is needed to protect miners' lives.

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