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Coal Miners To Demand Congress Restore Full Black Lung Benefits Tax -NPR

“Dozens of coal miners are expected on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, where they’ll press federal regulators and members of Congress to address the epidemic of deadly progressive massive fibrosis, the advanced stage of black lung disease. They’ll ask lawmakers to fully restore a coal excise tax that pays for medical care and some living expenses

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Updates on the EPA rollback of Coal Emission Standards

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Below are some articles we thought would be helpful for those who would like to stay updated on the EPA rollbacks of Obama-era regulations on coal emissions, which instead allow for states to have more discretion. CNN: https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/19/politics/epa-rolls-back-obama-coal-emissions/index.html Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/the-latest-epa-chief-eases-rules-on-coal-fired-power-plants/2019/06/19/463f12e2-9307-11e9-956a-88c291ab5c38_story.html?utm_term=.4d50c3bf74bb

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HRSA/NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment Program: Now accepting applications through to July 18th!

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“A new National Health Service Corps (NHSC) program, the Rural Community Loan Repayment Program, will award up to $100,000 in student loan repayment to primary care and behavioral health clinicians providing substance use disorder (SUD) treatment in rural communities nationwide. In exchange, participants commit to serve for three years at rural health care sites.” Click

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