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GAO report on Black Lung Benefits Program shows that coal industry contributions must be maintained at current levels

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 4, 2018 [TRIANGLE, VA] A report released today by the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) shows that the Black Lung Benefits Program is more than $4 billion dollars in debt, and a 55 percent reduction scheduled at the end of 2018 in the production tax paid by coal companies will […]

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