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Pennsylvania / Trapped Coal Miners / Mine Safety #706799

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 27, 2002
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(Studio: Bob Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Somerset, Pennsylvania: John Yang) The rescue efforts to free nine trapped Pennsylvania coal miners featured; scenes shown from the Quecreek drilling area; animated diagrams shown. [Governor Mark SCHWEIKER†, Pennsylvania assistant labor secretary Dave LAURISKY†- talk about the rescue operation.]

(Studio: Bob Woodruff) Report introduced.

(New York: Ned Potter) The dangers of underground mining featured. [Department of Labor Ray McKINNEY†- says it's a stressful situation.] [Mine superintendent Tom CORAM†- talks about the better equipment.] [United Mine Workers of American Joseph MAIN†- talks about the "basics" of mine rescue.]

Potter, Ned;
Woodruff, Bob;
Yang, John

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