Denise Gunshorn
Denise Gunshorn

My father was a miner and now suffers from emphysema...its horrible to watch your dad struggling to breath.

Cheryl Bechtle
Cheryl Bechtle

It is time to close the loopholes that have allowed the numbers of those inflicted as well as those who die to increase! Hold them accountable and stop allowing them to lobby favors that kill people for profit/gain!

Corina Streahorn
Corina Streahorn

Let them tell us what they are going to use to replace the miners. There is no replacement. They deserve all that can be given to protect, enhance, and ensure a good life.

Let the ones denying the benefits take the time to work for one week in place of the workers risking their very lives for pieces of friggin coal. Prove there are no risks and after your time in the mines see if you still feel the same way. Dumbass profiteers with the death of thousands makes that blood money you are profiting with.

Holly Jeziorski
Holly Jeziorski

My grandfather was a coal miner and had black lung.

Gerry McInerney
Gerry McInerney

In this day and age NO MAN should work in a mine if there is NO HEALTH & SAFETY this is 2012 Wake up , Pure Greed & Profit comes before Human Life.

Lucy Haskins
Lucy Haskins

When I lived in Pennsylvania as a child, our neighbors died of Black Lung Disease. The fact that this continues is a disgrace.

David Freyling
David Freyling

My Grandfather died of "Black lung" back in 1953 after spending over 30 years in coal mines in Iowa. I don't think they called it that back then but, it was a horrible way to die.

Marsha Young
Marsha Young

Approve this Bill like You did when Ppl were dying in WV from this disease! You make enough from TaxPayers $s! Sign it bfor U lose Your Position!

Donna Shuam Blackhawk
Donna Shuam Blackhawk

My family male/female got black lung. n. still workn in coalmines 2day

Jay Dee
Jay Dee

Have you ever stopped for a minute and asked your self, why do coal miners die? Think about the real reason.
For me, is this one of the main reasons. It is pure Negligence and Not Caring. Who really cares in the coal.
regions. The coal companies care about one thing the mining and selling of the product coal, to make a profit.
The second reason is that the so named federal agency, that is responsible for their protection fails to do exactly that, protect them. And again comes the question....

Have you ever stopped for a minute and asked your self, why do coal miners die? Think about the real reason.
For me, is this one of the main reasons. It is pure Negligence and Not Caring. Who really cares in the coal.
regions. The coal companies care about one thing the mining and selling of the product coal, to make a profit.
The second reason is that the so named federal agency, that is responsible for their protection fails to do exactly that, protect them. And again comes the question. Who Cares? I do, do you? Then take part and sign the petition, make them give guarantees for the safety and protection of all coal miners.

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