Will Donald Trump’s pro-coal policies put miners’ lives at risk?

January 4, 2018, 4:35pm


eTorro

PRESIDENT Donald Trump has frequently promised to put America’s coal miners “back to work”. But coal mining, unlike property investing, is a dangerous occupation. Fifteen coal miners died on the job in 2017, up from eight the previous year, according to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
» MORE RECENT STORIES
Violent Islamist groups are gaining strength in AfricaVIOLENT ISLAMIST GROUPS ARE GA...
MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA’S MAIN NORTH-EASTERN CITY, IS AT THE CENTRE OF A SERIES OF JIHADIST CAMPAIGNS STRETCHING ...17 Jul
Mainstream election-forecasting could be improved by a popular academic approach - UNPRECEDENTED, unbelievable and earthquake: three words used...16 Jul
Are Britain’s overtures to Donald Trump worth it? - DONALD TRUMP, America’s 44th president, has been afforded all manner of pomp and cerem...13 Jul
Arab states are losing the race for technological development - RICH countries tend to produce more scientific, cultural and technological inno...12 Jul
Are today’s young football stars worse than those before them? - IT HAS been a bad World Cup for the old guard. Both Cristiano Ronaldo (aged...11 Jul