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Community Health Impacts of Mountaintop Mining

Nina McCoy

This statement was written by KFTC member Nina McCoy about the community health impacts of large-scale stripmining that remain long after active mining is over.

Testimony on living near MTR by Jeff and Sharman Chapman Crane

Jeff and Sharman Chapman-Crane

This statement was written by KFTC members Jeff and Sharman Chapman-Crane about a day in their life in the shadows of massive strip-mining in eastern Kentucky.

Harlan County Resolution in support of Black Lung, RECLAIM Act and Miners Pensions 2018

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

In December 2018, the Harlan County Fiscal Court passed a local resolution calling on Sen. McConnell and all members of Congress to support and pass three measures needed to do right by our miners and communities. The resolution urges passage of the RECLAIM Act, stronger funding for the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund, and shoring up the federal fund that gurantees miners' pensions.

Morehead Local Resolution on Black Lung and RECLAIM Act, 2018

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

In the fall of 2018, the City of Morehead was among more than 14 local governments in KY to pass local resolutions urging Congress to pass the RECLAIM Act, Support miners pensions, and strengthen funding for the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund. 

City of Lynch resolution about Black Lung & RECLAIM Act, 2018

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

In the fall of 2018, the City of Lynch was among more than a dozen local governments to pass a local resolution calling for Congress to pass the RECALIM Act, strengthen the black lung disability trust fund, and protect miners' pensions.

Ohio County local resolution on Black lung, RECLAIM Act, and UMWA pensions

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

In the fall of 2018, Ohio County, Kentucky was among a dozen local governments to pass a local resolution calling on Congress to pass the RECLAIM Act, strengthen funding for the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund, and protect miners' pensions.

Magoffin County resolution on RECLAIM and Black Lung, 2018

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

In the fall of 2018, Magoffin County, Kentucky was among nearly a dozen local governments to pass a local resolution calling on Congress to pass the RECLAIM Act, strengthen the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund, and protect miners' pensions.

Whitesburg Local Resolution on Black Lung and RECLAIM Act, 2018

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

In the fall of 2018, Whitesburg, Kentucky was among nearly a dozen local governments in eastern Kentucky to pass a resolution calling on Congress to pass the RECLAIM Act, strengthen the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund, and protect miners' pensions.

Letcher County Local Resolution on Black Lung & RECLAIM Act, 2018

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

In the fall of 2018, the Letcher County Fiscal Court was among nearly a dozen local governments to pass a resolution urging Congress to pass the RECLAIM Act, strengthen the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund, and protect miners' pensions.

Letcher County Local Resolution on Black Lung and RECLAIM Act, 2018

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

In the fall of 2018, the Letcher County was among nearly a dozen local governments to pass this local resolution calling on Congress to strengthen the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund, pass the RECLAIM Act, and protect miners' pensions.

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