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Ky. Lawmakers Didn't Consult Federal Experts About Limiting Black Lung Claims Reviews

Monday, April 09, 2018

The federal agency that certifies physicians who diagnose black lung confirms it was not consulted, while medical groups call for repeal of the state law that they say will hurt sick coal miners.


Kentucky Lawmakers Limit Black Lung Claims Reviews Despite Epidemic

Saturday, March 31, 2018

There's a change in Kentucky law that puts diagnoses of the deadly coal miners' disease black lung mostly in the hands of physicians who typically work for coal companies.


Kentucky Community Hopes Trump Infrastructure Plan Will Fix Water System

Monday, March 13, 2017

In Martin County, the drinking water comes from a river contaminated by sewage and years of coal and gas extraction. Residents hope a new federal focus on infrastructure will help them fix the system.