Coal industry wants to stop funding black lung disease trust fund for sick miners

Disaster capitalism at its worst: “The letter also asked to reduce payments the industry must make to the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund to 2019 levels after Congress increased that tax by $220 million for this year. The fund provides monthly payments and medical benefits to former coal workers who have contracted the disease. Additionally, […]

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