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5/13/08: Investigating Crandall Canyon

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – George Miller, the Chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee, has called for a criminal investigation into the Crandall Canyon Mine Disaster that killed 6 miners in Utah last August. At question is whether general manager Laine Adair and others "willfully misled" MSHA about the safety of the mine. Today Doug is joined by Thomas Burr of the Salt Lake Tribune and by Ellen Smith of Mine Safety and Health News for a look at what is known about the disaster and at what it reveals about coal mining in the country.

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