NOVA - Season 4, Episode 3 - Rotten Tomatoes

What Price Coal?

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"What Price Coal?" an examination of mine safety, claims that light penalties and a shortage of inspectors make it difficult to enforce many regulations of the 1969 Coal Mine Health and Safety Act. Also noted: the link between black-lung disease and coal dust; the industry's use of safety measures such as adequate mine lighting.

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