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UMWA Applauds Russell County Board of Supervisors for Rejecting Moss 3 Landfill Proposal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 11, 2024   UMWA Applauds Russell County Board of Supervisors for Rejecting Moss 3 Landfill Proposal…

UMWA Rescinds Endorsement of Monongalia County Commission Candidate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 30, 2024   UMWA Rescinds Endorsement of Monongalia County Commission Candidate [MORGANTOWN, WV] - The United…

Casey Pushes for Black Lung Legislation in Senate Hearing on Mine Safety

  For Immediate Release May 22, 2024 Contact Natalie Adams: 202-228-3789   Casey Pushes for Black Lung Legislation in Senate…

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UMWA Applauds Russell County Board of Supervisors for Rejecting Moss 3 Landfill Proposal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 11, 2024   UMWA Applauds Russell County Board of Supervisors for Rejecting Moss 3 Landfill Proposal Commenting on the recent Russell County Board of Supervisors vote against the Moss 3 Landfill proposal, the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “We are […]

UMWA Rescinds Endorsement of Monongalia County Commission Candidate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 30, 2024   UMWA Rescinds Endorsement of Monongalia County Commission Candidate [MORGANTOWN, WV] – The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Monongalia Area Council of the Coal Miners Political Action Committee (COMPAC) has announced the withdrawal of its endorsement for Monongalia County Commission candidate Thomas Bloom. The decision comes in response […]

Casey Pushes for Black Lung Legislation in Senate Hearing on Mine Safety

  For Immediate Release May 22, 2024 Contact Natalie Adams: 202-228-3789   Casey Pushes for Black Lung Legislation in Senate Hearing on Mine Safety Casey bill would ensure every coal miner who suffers from black lung disease receives the benefits they are entitled to Since 1968, more than 76,000 people have died as a result […]

UMWA Challenges EPA’s New Carbon Emissions Standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 22, 2024   UMWA Challenges EPA’s New Carbon Emissions Standard   [TRANGLE, VA] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) on Monday, May 20, filed a Petition for Review for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recently implemented carbon emission standards for coal-fired power plants. The petition was filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]

UMWA Members Ratify New Contract at Crimson Oak Grove Mine in Alabama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 7, 2024   UMWA Members Ratify New Contract at Crimson Oak Grove Mine in Alabama [BIRMINGHAM, Ala.] — Members of United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Local Unions 2133 and 8982 have ratified a new collective bargaining agreement at the Oak Grove metallurgical coal mine and Concord Preparation Plant in Jefferson […]

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