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Don’t Let Them Tell You Strip-mining is Safer for the Workers

Posted in Save Appalachia with tags , , , , on July 28, 2009 by ezlnwv

Today, another strip-miner died when the excavator he was operating rolled into a pond.   Doubtless Patriot Coal is more concerned about losing the excavator.

This marks the 9th surface mine fatality of 2009 in the United States. There have been two deep mine deaths this year.

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