Thursday, 20 December 2018

An Epidemic Is Killing Thousands Of Coal Miners. Regulators Could Have Stopped It

quote [ More than 2,000 miners in Appalachia are dying from an advanced stage of black lung. NPR and Frontline have found the government had multiple warnings and opportunities to protect them, but didn't. ]

A black lung full of ash
[SFW] [health] [+4 Sad]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:02amGMT]


lilmookieesquire said @ 7:02am GMT on 20th Dec [Score:1 Insightful]
Good thing Obama care is getting repealed. This looks like a pre-existing condition to me /s
cb361 said @ 2:08pm GMT on 20th Dec
I’ve heard that miners get black lung on purpose, because they know that proper Wealth Creators will have to pay for them.
arrowhen said @ 3:47am GMT on 21st Dec
They didn't charge them for all that Freedom Dust they inhaled, isn't that payment enough?
Ankylosaur said @ 3:53am GMT on 21st Dec
You can't have Clean Coal without someone inhaling all the dirt off it first.
foobar said[1] @ 7:32am GMT on 20th Dec
Wrong post herp de derp.
Centim64 said @ 8:09pm GMT on 20th Dec
I'm sure there is a joke about Clean Coal here somewhere....

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