Slashing rules may cut costs for industry—but when it shifts the risks to workers and communities, people can pay the price with their health.
"He's trying to get their votes. He isn't telling them the truth."
The miners have been trapped in a flooded "rat hole" illegal mine, surviving in an air pocket in the main shaft.
As many as 100 people may have been buried alive in the northern Philippines.
The government shutdown could lead to the death of American coal miners.
In 2016, wind and solar energy provided more than six times the number of jobs as coal.
Coal accounts for about a third of U.S. electricity production, down from about half one decade ago. About 40 percent of all U.S. coal comes from federal lands.
South Africa's High Court ruled in favor of a class action suit allowing miners to seek damages.
Officials have said that the blast at the Donetsk mine is unconnected to the fighting going on nearby.
Former miners are attempting to start their own coal mine in a community devastated by pit closures
The miners remain trapped after an earthquake triggered a gas explosion and caved in two tunnels