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Prevent Black Lung Act Now!
End Black Lung
    "I thought I was invincible." - Chester Fike, 35 years working in mines,
    suffering from black lung and waiting for a lung transplant

Video Resources
  • The Faces of Black Lung

      Every year, about 1,000 miners die from coal workers' pneumoconiosis or 'black lung disease' caused by exposure to coal mine dust. Black lung disease continues to occur today, but that does not need to happen. Black lung disease and death are entirely preventable. You're about to hear from two coal miners. Both of these miners have been diagnosed with this devastating disease.

  • Black Lung: A History

      This film chronicles the history of the WV and national movement of miners, doctors and Congressman to pass legislation, first in the WV Legislature, and then nationally in Congress, to protect miners from black lung.
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