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1960s THROWBACK REPORT: "KENTUCKY COAL MINERS"
 
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Coal was discovered in Kentucky in 1750. Since the first commercial coal mine opened in 1820 coal has gained both economic importance and controversy regarding its environmental consequences. As of 2010 there were 442 operating coal mines in the state, and as of 2017 there are less than 4,000 underground coalminers
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Paradise
 
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The BE3850-B, better known as the "Big Hog", at their Sinclair Surface Mine in Muhlenberg County, KY. The soundtrack is 'Paradise', written by John Prine, about Peabody's Coal and this machine. Performed by Johnny Butten
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Digging for Hope: Inside an Ohio coal mine
 
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Matt Beaver and other miners describe their difficult working conditions and how they hope President Donald Trump can save their struggling industry. They work at the Vail Mine, owned by the Redbud Mining Company, in Freeport, Ohio.
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Coal miners in West Virginia find hope in Trump
 
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McDowell County in West Virginia where the coal mining industry has been in steep decline for decades, has put their hope behind Presidential candidate Donald Trump who has promised to re-open the coal mines.
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Anthracite Coal Mining circa 1920
 
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more at http://scitech.quickfound.net/ "Lots of diagrammatic animation. Anthracite coal mining. Underground mining shots." Silent. Earth Sciences, mining, oil, etc. playlist:: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL33B1A9216BB65F7A Public domain film from the Prelinger Archive, slightly cropped to remove uneven edges, with the aspect ratio corrected, and mild video noise reduction applied. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthracite Anthracite... is a hard, compact variety of mineral coal that has a high luster. It has the highest carbon content, the fewest impurities, and the highest calorific content of all types of coals, which also include bituminous coal and lignite. Anthracite is the most metamorphosed type of coal (but still represents low-grade metamorphism), in which the carbon content is between 92.1% and 98%... Anthracite ignites with difficulty and burns with a short, blue, and smokeless flame. Anthracite is categorized into standard grade, which is used mainly in power generation, and high grade (HG) and ultra high grade (UHG), the principal uses of which are in the metallurgy sector. Anthracite accounts for about 1% of global coal reserves, and is mined in only a few countries around the world. China accounts for the lion's share of production; other producers are Russia, Ukraine, North Korea, Vietnam, the UK, Australia and the US. Total production in 2010 was 670 million tons... Terminology Other terms which refer to anthracite are black coal, hard coal, stone coal (not to be confused with the German Steinkohle or Dutch steenkool which are broader terms meaning all varieties of coal of a stonelike hardness and appearance, like bituminous coal and often anthracite as well, as opposed to lignite, which is softer), blind coal (in Scotland), Kilkenny coal (in Ireland), crow coal (or craw coal from its shiny black appearance), and black diamond. "Blue Coal" is the term for a once-popular and trademarked brand... Anthracite is similar in appearance to the mineraloid jet and is sometimes used as a jet imitation. Anthracite differs from ordinary bituminous coal by its greater hardness, its higher relative density of 1.3--1.4, and lustre, which is often semi-metallic with a mildly brown reflection. It contains a high percentage of fixed carbon and a low percentage of volatile matter... The moisture content of fresh-mined anthracite generally is less than 15 percent. The heat content of anthracite ranges from 22 to 28 million Btu per short ton (26 to 33 MJ/kg) on a moist, mineral-matter-free basis... Anthracite may be considered to be a transition stage between ordinary bituminous and graphite, produced by the more or less complete elimination of the volatile constituents of the former... History of mining and use In southwest Wales, anthracite has been burned as a domestic fuel since at least medieval times. It was mined near Saundersfoot. In the United States, anthracite coal history began in 1790 in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, with the discovery of coal made by the hunter Necho Allen in what is now known as the Coal Region... By 1795, an anthracite-fired iron furnace had been built on the Schuylkill River... In spring 1808, John and Abijah Smith shipped the first commercially mined load of anthracite down the Susquehanna River from Plymouth, Pennsylvania, marking the birth of commercial anthracite mining in the United States. From that first mine, production rose to an all-time high of over 100 million tons in 1917. From the late 19th century until the 1950s, anthracite was the most popular fuel for heating homes and other buildings in the northern United States... Many large public buildings, such as schools, were heated with anthracite-burning furnaces through the 1980s... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal_mining The goal of coal mining is to obtain coal from the ground. Coal is valued for its energy content, and, since the 1880s, has been widely used to generate electricity. Steel and cement industries use coal as a fuel for extraction of iron from iron ore and for cement production. In the United States, United Kingdom, and South Africa, a coal mine and its structures are a colliery... Coal mining has had a lot of developments over the recent years, from the early days of men tunneling, digging and manually extracting the coal on carts to large open cut and long wall mines. Mining at this scale requires the use of draglines, trucks, conveyor, jacks and shearers...
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Harlan County: A Road To Change (Documentary)
 
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Harlan County: A Road to Change (Completed 2014) Shows the history of coal from the early 1900s to today, the past, the turmoil, the tragedy, and how the county is using adventure tourism to share their treasures in the county. (c) 2014 Kaci Productions, LLC To use this video you must have written permission from the producer. Contact at [email protected] Be courteous in your comments. Negative comments or hateful remarks or other of the like towards the video, people of Harlan, or those commenting here, may be deleted at the producer's discretion. Music by Harlan County Underground Poem by Connie Helton Video & Aerial footage by Tammy & Jeff Hyatt Photos & zipline footage by Paula Collins Interviews by Jerry Asher & Mike O'Bradovich Opening Cast by Noah Hughs & A L Feher Narration by C Andrew Bartlett Thanks to Kentucky Coal Mining Museum & Portal 31 for access Thanks to all involved who helped bring this to life, all of your names are listed in the final credits of the documentary video.
Views: 171135 Kaci Productions
Remember Wilberg
 
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"Remember Wilberg" is a documentary produced by UTA's Department of Art and Art History about a December 1984 fire at the Wilberg Mine in Emery County, Utah. The fire killed 27 coal miners. The documentary took more than two years to produce. While it honors the victims of the disaster, it will also be used as a safety training tool for coal miners. A $1.3 million federal grant that was awarded to UTA's Division of Enterprise Development funded the project.
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Kentucky Coal Miner eats Carolina Reaper Pepper
 
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Coal Miner took bet that he could eat Carolina Reaper and not drink anything for 3 minutes!!!!  For any licensing requests please contact [email protected]
Views: 599858 Michael D-Boy Decker
THE SMELL OF THE COAL MINES
 
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This song "THE SMELL OF THE COAL MINES" was wrote by Gary W. Davis, Sr., from Delbarton, West Virginia. All the vocals was done by Chuck Johnson, from Jenkins, Kentucky. This song was written in honor of all the Coal Miner's that has lost their lives in the Coal Mines and risk their lives daily for America's fuel.
Views: 5426 Gary W. Davis, Sr.
Driving thru Burdine, Kentucky - a coal camp in Letcher County
 
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Post-coal mining community in Eastern Kentucky. Formerly large coal mines operated by Consolidation Coal and, later, Bethlehem Steel
Views: 1247 John Zamboni
Coal industry looks to make a comeback
 
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Senior correspondent Mike Tobin reports from Hazard, Kentucky
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N C B coal mining  40 Years on Technology
 
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N.C.B. 40 Years on Technology
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Paradise by John Prine
 
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Old Prine song about the horrors of strip mining in Kentucky
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Coal in Kentucky: Rick Honaker
 
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Chair, Department of Mining Engineering, University of Kentucky
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The Coal Miner Song - Jimmy Joe Lee
 
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They all lived and gave their soul... did it all for old king coal. The song, the pictures, offer a brief look at a way of life that few of us can even begin to imagine. Credits: Lead guitar: Steve Walters Fiddle: Richard Chon Harp: Harpin' Johnny Rhythm guitar: JJ Lee Music Producer: Ken Kraft Video Producer: Mark Thornton ℗ 2008 Monogram Recording © 1970 Rondell Music All rights reserved. This song is published and copyrighted by © Rondell Music. The recording is the property of ℗ Monogram Recording. Both entities are owned by Jimmy Joe Lee Productions. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
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Ricky Skaggs - Coal Mining Man {HD}
 
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Ricky Lee Skaggs was born in Cordell, Kentucky. He started playing music at age 5 after he was given a mandolin by his father, Hobert. At age 6, he played mandolin and sang on stage with Bill Monroe. At age 7, he appeared on television's Martha White country music variety show, playing with Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs. He also wanted to audition for the Grand Ole Opry at that time, but was told he was too young. In his mid-teens, Skaggs met a fellow teen guitarist, Keith Whitley, and the two started playing together with Whitley's banjoist brother Dwight on radio shows. By 1970, they had earned a spot opening for Ralph Stanley and Skaggs and Keith Whitley were thereafter invited to join Stanley's band, the Clinch Mountain Boys Skaggs later joined The Country Gentlemen in Washington, DC, J. D. Crowe's New South. For a few years, Skaggs was a member of Emmylou Harris's Hot Band. He wrote the arrangements for Harris's 1980 bluegrass-roots album, Roses in the Snow. In addition to arranging for Harris, Skaggs sang harmony and played mandolin and fiddle in the Hot Band.
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Coal Mine Reclamation in Montana
 
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Curious about Coal Mine Reclamation in Montana? Julian Calabrese, Jeni Flatow, John North, Chris Yde, and Tom Livers from Montana DEQ offer insight into how we work with Coal Companies to accomplish this important environmental work.
Exploring the Abandoned Kentucky Mine
 
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The Kentucky Mine was a not-so-profitable gold mine in the late 1800s to early 1900s. It is located on Banner Grade Road near Julian, CA
coal mining in Kentucky
 
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Coal mining in Kentucky for CIS class by Team 5
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Peabody Coal Company - Sinclair Surface Mine
 
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10 minutes of video from a video made by one of the miners at the mine that is over 1 hour long. John Prine sang about this mine in the song "Paradise" and the shovel that worked there. At the time, it was the World's Largest Shovel, but was only that for a couple of years after it's construction. This mine served as a mine mouth for the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) Paradise Fossil Plant next door. It was all located outside Central City, Kentucky in Muhlenberg County along the Green River of Western Kentucky. At one time, no place in the world produced more coal than Muhlenberg County but those days are long gone. This was one of two world record holding shovels located in the county at the time this video was shot (early 1980's). The largest shovel on here is the Bucyrus Erie 3850-B and is the shovel that was famously buried after finishing its work at this mine. I had a Grandfather and an Aunt that worked at this mine and retired from there. My aunt actually ran the large BE 3850-B shovel from time to time. The bucket on the 3850-B is 115 cubic yards in size. Big enough for two pickup trucks to park in easily with room to move around them! This was the original home of the giants in coal mining!!! Welcome to Muhlenberg County, my home!
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Coal: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
 
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We’ve heard a lot of talk about coal miners in the last year, but what are the real issues surrounding coal? John Oliver and a giant squirrel look into it. Connect with Last Week Tonight online... Subscribe to the Last Week Tonight YouTube channel for more almost news as it almost happens: www.youtube.com/user/LastWeekTonight Find Last Week Tonight on Facebook like your mom would: http://Facebook.com/LastWeekTonight Follow us on Twitter for news about jokes and jokes about news: http://Twitter.com/LastWeekTonight Visit our official site for all that other stuff at once: http://www.hbo.com/lastweektonight
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Caney Creek Mine, Muhlenberg County, Ky
 
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Tour Caney Creek Coal Mine and see the men that worked there. The old coal mine was situated off of Caney Creek Ln, southwest of Drakesboro. The video was converted from a VHS tape in the collection of Joanna Fox and is shared here by the Muhlenberg County Kentucky History Group on facebook.
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Bloody Harlan
 
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Images of Harlan County, Ky. during the coal miners struggle for a union.
Views: 190187 historybarn
Kentucky Farm Bureau Presents Bluegrass & Backroads:  Coal Mining Museum
 
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Visit a coal mining town in Eastern Kentucky and travle through an actual coal mine.
Tribute to Miners (Big John by Jimmy Dean 1961)
 
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No copyright infringement intended. The mining video is public domain (www.archive.org) and the song belongs to a record label (Columbia records). Thanks to all miners for your work. It's very dangerous and should be appreciated. The coal mining film is from the early 1970's and is more like mining was during the time the song was released.
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Coal Mining Man
 
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Video Clips taken from work in Pike Co, Ky. "Song by : Ricky Skaggs - Coal Mining Man
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Keep The Promise - John Leach
 
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John Leach worked underground in a Kentucky coal mine for 23 years to have health care for his family. Congress needs to Keep America’s Promise to his family who desperately need the health insurance John earned. Tell your Senators and member of Congress to support the Miners’ Protection Act, S. 1714 and H.R. 2403.
Views: 2373 UMWAunion
Harlan County U S A
 
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Harlan County, USA is a 1976 Oscar-winning documentary film covering the "Brookside Strike", an effort of 180 coal miners and their wives against the Duke Power Company-owned Eastover Coal Company's Brookside Mine and Prep Plant in Harlan County, southeast Kentucky in 1973.
Views: 8673 Paolo Dagnino
Harlan County, USA.avi
 
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This film documents the coal miners' strike against the Brookside Mine of the Eastover Mining Company in Harlan County, Kentucky in June, 1973. Eastovers refusal to sign a contract (when the miners joined with the United Mine Workers of America) led to the strike, which lasted more than a year and included violent battles between gun-toting company thugs/scabs and the picketing miners and their supportive women-folk. Director Barbara Kopple puts the strike into perspective by giving us some background on the historical plight of the miners and some history of the UMWA.
Views: 79175 BenHughE
Muhlenberg County Coal Scenes
 
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Various surface mining scenes from Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. Video by Ross Bunch ca. 1984.
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Barthell Coal Camp | Kentucky Life | KET
 
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We learn about the Barthell Coal Camp in Barthell in McCreary County, one of the first camps built by Stearns Coal and Lumber Company, back in 1902. Today it exists as an open-air history museum offering a glimpse into early 20th century life in a Kentucky coal camp. Learn more about KET's programs at http://www.ket.org/video/ Visit KET's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/KET Subscribe to the KET channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=ketvideos
coal  miners hands
 
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The Poor Fools - The Ballad Of The Kentucky Coal Miner (original)
 
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Lyrics (S. Kreikemeier) I work in a mine in Kentucky Union Pacific Coal Company It's dark and it's dusty in the coal mine The coal and the darkness ain't no friend of mine (Chorus) My darling, I'll be coming home to you In the early morning, when my work is through Please my son, don't you do what I do Stay out of the mines, whatever you do Earth upon my face and dust in my eyes Beneath the ground and mountains, where the coal lies The shaft takes me down, to where I need to go It's bitter work I tell you, it's hard and it's slow (Chorus) They shut down the coal mine and took away my pay Twenty-three years lost and gone away The people have gone and the town is empty There ain't no coal or a mining job for me (Chorus) Copyright 2012
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Coal mining in the Netherlands 1100-1974
 
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Coal mining in the Netherlands 1100-1974 Coal mining in Limburg, a province of the Netherlands, has taken place since the 16th century. Near the Augustinian Abbey of Rolduc, coal is found very close to the surface. The abbey owned the coal, and beginning in the 16th century hired local miners to extract the coal for sale as fuel. The true extent of the coal reserves in the south-east corner of Limburg first became apparent in 1870, when the wealthy Count Marchant and Ansembourg of Brussels ordered the first boreholes to be drilled near Eygelshoven, and a substantial seam of coal was found at a depth of 154 metres. The demand for coal had grown explosively as a result of increased industrialization and urban expansion, but the national governments regarded any form of interference in the extraction and sale of this fuel as unnecessary. Thus it came about that the first concessions for the extraction of coal in South Limburg were granted without hesitation to foreign firms, although most of the coal consumed in the Netherlands was imported from Germany, and Dutch investors preferred to invest their capital in foreign countries, such as in Russian government loans, American railways, and Hungarian waterworks.
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Down in the Coal Mine - D minor Study Piece - Guitar Lesson
 
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The full-length lesson comes with over 35 minutes of video, PDF tabs, and 3 audio backing Tracks. Check it out here - https://musicwithryan.com/courses/down-in-the-coal-mine-d-minor-study-piece/ Premiere members get access to over 350 full-length video lessons, all three courses, and my Video Exchange Program for a monthly, quarterly, or yearly fee. Learn more here - https://www.musicwithryan.com/memberships Here is a link to the band 'Signal Ridge' from Lawrence, KS - https://signalridge.bandcamp.com/
Views: 2465 Ryan Kimm
Abandoned coal mine
 
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Doug, John, and I explore an abandoned coal mine this video is us descending down the tunnel into the mine. http://www.cafepress.com/njundergroundoutfitters
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COAL HEARTED   New Music Video R S
 
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This song is dedicated to all of his coal mining and coal hauling family; with a special thanks to his wife. May God bless all the coal miners of Appalachia! For Bookings: Contact Roland Smith @ 606-664-2824 Or write: Roland SMith, 45 Foxley St., Pathfork KY 40863 www.babylonforsaken.com
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Keeping Miners Safe
 
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Pa. House Democrats worked hard to preserve funding in the new budget that gives miners critical safety training they need. The money keeps the doors of the Mining Technology and Training Center open and allows Pennsylvania coal miners to practice the skills they need to come home safely each day. More at www.pahouse.com
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Coal Miner's Life
 
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Shady Creek Band sings "In The Heart of a Coal Mining Town"
 
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The Shady Creek Band performs on the front porch of America's oldest country store. Playing with the band is the talented young John McQueen from Stone Mountain, Kentucky. Recorded live at Penn's Store 3 miles SE of Gravel Switch, Kentucky. Picking and Singing at the oldest country store in America and a Designated Kentucky Historical Landmark on the 2nd Sunday of each month. Visit our web site for details, schedules and directions. Everyone is welcome to drop in and enjoy the atmosphere and fun. It's free, fun and worth the trip.
Views: 1362 Peggy Lee
Mining Safety Chief Deciding Whether to Settle Suit His Own Group Filed
 
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David Zatezalo has a slight conflict of interest. Cenk Uygur and John Iadarola, the hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. http://www.tytnetwork.com/join Read more here: https://tytnetwork.com/2018/02/22/mining-safety-chief-deciding-whether-to-settle-suit-his-own-group-filed/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TYTInvestigates/posts/1837131529653032 Twitter: https://twitter.com/tytinvestigates/status/966789660105113600 “David Zatezalo, President Trump’s top official for mining safety, is set to decide over the next two weeks whether to settle a mining-safety lawsuit filed by an industry group that included Zatezalo at the time. The Mine Safety and Health Administration told TYT that MSHA lawyers have cleared Zatezalo to decide the matter. The lawsuit was filed in March 2013 by the Kentucky Coal Association, opposing the Obama Administration’s use of a mine-safety rule known as POV, or Pattern of Violations. POV accelerates the penalty process for mining companies that repeatedly violate safety rules. Zatezalo, now the assistant secretary of mine health and safety, served on the Kentucky Coal Association board of directors through 2014. As has been previously reported, through late 2014 Zatezalo was also chairman of Rhino Resource Partners, a mining company which twice ran afoul of POV during his tenure there. Rhino’s current CEO, Rick Boone, served as an executive under Zatezalo, and now sits on the Kentucky Coal Association executive committee. The lawsuit filed by the Kentucky Coal Association was combined by a judge with other suits challenging the government’s use of the POV rule against repeat offenders. (Zatezalo also sat on the board of the Ohio Coal Association prior to its participation in the lawsuit.) The court has now given MSHA until March 9 to decide whether to settle the suit by rolling back its use of the POV rule.” Hosts: Cenk Uygur, John Iadarola Cast: Cenk Uygur, John Iadarola *** The Largest Online News Show in the World. Hosted by Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian. LIVE STREAMING weekdays 6-8pm ET. https://goo.gl/tJpj1m Subscribe to The Young Turks on YouTube: https://goo.gl/a3JY9i Like The Young Turks on Facebook: https://goo.gl/txrhrh Follow The Young Turks on Twitter: https://goo.gl/w6ahdV Buy TYT Merch: https://goo.gl/KVysaM Download audio and video of the full two hour show on-demand + the members-only post game show by becoming a member at https://goo.gl/v8E64M. Your membership supports the day to day operations and is vital for our continued success and growth. Young Turk (n), 1. Young progressive or insurgent member of an institution, movement, or political party. 2. A young person who rebels against authority or societal expectations.(American Heritage Dictionary)
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The Secret Dilemma Facing America's Coal Miners | NBC Left Field
 
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Donald Trump says he’s going to put America’s miners back to work. But with many of them claiming they’re still being forced to choose between safe work conditions, and keeping their jobs, should we really be talking about the deadly risks? SUBSCRIBE: http://nbcnews.to/2rAQzwx FOLLOW NBC LEFT FIELD: Facebook: http://nbcnews.to/2rACLSM Instagram: http://nbcnews.to/2rAsQwp Twitter: http://nbcnews.to/2rAsWUN CALL THE FIELD PHONE: ☎️ (315) LF-FIELD VISIT OUR SITE: http://nbcleftfield.com Video: Justine Bo Executive Producer: David Botti Producer: Freddie Campion __ ABOUT NBC LEFT FIELD: NBC Left Field is a new internationally-minded video troupe that makes short, creative documentaries and features specially designed for social media and set-top boxes. Our small team of cinematographers, journalists, animators and social media gurus aims to unearth stories and breathe creative life into current headlines. While pushing boundaries at home and abroad, NBC Left Field will also be serving as an experimental hub for NBC News style, treatment and audience engagement. The Secret Dilemma Facing America's Coal Miners | NBC Left Field
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Mock coal Mine.
 
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This is a training mine... Shows a miner, fork lift, scoop, bolter, buggy, and mantrip.
Views: 110 Rickey Galwey
Inside A Kentucky Coal Mine(At Elevator)
 
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I created this video at http://www.youtube.com/editor
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Upper Big Branch Mine Song
 
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An original song written by Will Price on the day it happened here in West Virginia. I had a tough time with the arrangement so I had my friend Santa John Johnson lend a hand. A terrible coal mining accident for sure ©2010Will Price
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Old Kentucky Miners
 
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Recitation by Bert Colwell
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