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Coal Mines Pennsylvania / Rescued Coal Miners / Abandoned Mines #715974

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 24, 2002
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) The rescue this summer of trapped Pennsylvania coal miners recalled.

(Tooele, Utah: Bill Redeker) The problem with abandoned coal mines in Utah & elsewhere featured; scenes shown from the Tooele†, Utah, site where an ATV rider died falling into a mine shaft. [Father Donald BARTHOLOMEW†- describes what happened to his son.] [Utah Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program Mark MESCH†- talks about correcting the mine problem.] [Representative Nick RAHALL†- says each administration holds back mine reclamation funding.] [Mine Safety & Health Administration Dave LAURISKI†- cites deaths in mine quarries.]

Simpson, Carole;
Redeker, Bill

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