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Energy Secretary Granholm tours Harrison County mine

  United States Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm traveled to West Virginia to see firsthand just how productive UMWA coal miners can be, as she joined President Roberts and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) to go underground on June 4, 2021, at American Consolidated Natural Resources’ (ACNR) Harrison County mine, formerly known as the Robinson Run […]

New York Assembly threatens Remington operation

  The New York State Assembly in early June passed legislation that would make it more difficult for firearms manufacturers to operate in the state by making it easier for them to be sued if it can be shown that their products were used illegally. “Like everyone else, the UMWA is concerned about the rising […]

Still No ETS from OSHA or MSHA

After three letters over the course of a year to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), the agency has yet to issue an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to address the risks miners face every day from COVID-19. Two Administrations have passed and neither one has felt it necessary to issue workplace protections for workers […]

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