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NCBLRDC supports UMWA request for a more robust COVID-19 response from MSHA

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Attached is a letter from the National Coalition of Black Lung & Respiratory Disease Clinics Inc. (NCBLRDC) to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) in support of the UMWA request for a more robust approach in responding to Covid-19. Read the UMWA letter here: https://umwa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/032420-CER-Letter-David-Zatezalo-COVID-19.pdf

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‘I’m Just Praying’: Miners Fear the Impacts Covid-19 Could Have in Coal Country

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Dr. Leonard Go, Assistant Director of the MinER Center, was quoted in this 3/25/20 Gizmodo article: I’m Just Praying’: Miners Fear the Impacts Covid-19 Could Have in Coal Country

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Dr. Cohen feature: “Coal miners told to keep working during the outbreak despite close quarters”

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Dr. Robert Cohen, Director of the UIC MinER Center, was featured in an article in the Washington Post: Coal miners told to keep working during the outbreak despite close quarters, damaged lungs

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