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Coal Mining / Safety #1217

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 06, 1968
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(Studio) West Virginia Department of Mines inv. last month tragedy.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Fairmont, West Virginia) Floating coal dust is safety and health hazard. Rock-dusting with limestone dust is antidote. Rock-dusting becomes problem. [Miner Gary GRAYMORE - thought more rock dust sometimes needed.] [Miner George WILSON - thought mine very safe.] [Miner Charles DAVIS - wants his testimony passed to Congress, verbatim.] Davis said to hint at safety infractions, refusing to specify. [DAVIS - notes safety failures.]

(Studio) No congress investigations now planned.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

North, Don;
Reynolds, Frank

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