TITLE

Washington Law, Kentucky Coal

AUTHOR(S)
Galloway, L. Thomas; Cohen, David
PUB. DATE
September 1976
SOURCE
New Republic;9/11/76, Vol. 175 Issue 11, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the impact of Senate bill 1302 on coal mine safety program in Washington D.C. Influence of oil prices on coal profits; Increase in number of miners with disabling injuries; Passage of Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969 by the U.S. Congress to insure miners against the risk of accident; Debate over the bill 1302; Reasons for the failure of the 1969 Act; Discussion about loopholes of bill 1302; Argument that the paucity of new proposals in S.1302 resulted not only from fear of a counter thrust by the coal lobby, but from disorder among the proponents of mine safety.
ACCESSION #
9622209

 

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