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Assistant Secretary Zatezalo Keynotes Careers In Coal 55th Annual Fall Meeting

“We were honored to have Dave Zatezalo, Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety and Health, US Department of Labor, with us this morning,” said Bill Reid, 2018-19 CI-Coal Chairman.

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Heavy Rains From Hurricane Florence Cause Coal Ash Spill

Record-setting rain brought on by Hurricane Florence has caused a breach in a coal ash landfill, contaminating local water and drawing cleanup crews to the scene in North Carolina.

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Why Morris and McKinley?

Letter to the Editor featured in West Virginia's Weirton Daily Times.

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Keeping Miners Safe

Contrary to what some of our fellow Americans may think, West Virginians’ top priority regarding the coal industry is not ensuring as many miners as possible are working.

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Coal Miners Turn Out for Reunion

The reunion event gave miners and local residents the chance to reflect on the rich history of the coal mining industry in the Ohio Valley.

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Country Singer Stella Parton Performs at the Careers in Coal Fall Meeting in Greensboro, NC

Parton has a special affinity for the hardworking men and women of the coal mining industry and in 2010 produced the CD album ‘American Coal’.

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Famous Scottish Football Team Seeks Funds to Return to the Glory Days

Ever since the founding of Cowdenbeath Football Club in 1881, the links with the coal mining industry have been very strong. The town of Cowdenbeath itself grew out of the coal boom in the late 19th century and its famous football club did likewise.

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Cowdenbeath FC in the Heart of the Fife Coalfield, Scotland

This is the fourth in a series of articles about Cowdenbeath FC, the home of “The Miners”, located in Fife, Scotland, who are seeking support from members of the United States coal industry.

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