My investigative reporting colleague Chris Hamby at the Center for Public Integrity has a compelling and troubling follow-up to our jointly-reported series last year on the resurgence of the deadly coal miners’ disease black lung.
Read original article – Published October 29, 2013 5:01 PM
Report Details Industry’s ‘Cutthroat’ Fight Of Miners’ Claims
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