United States President Donald Trump has nominated David Zatezalo, former head of coal company Rhino Resources, to lead the US Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) following concerns over a series of recent fatal coal-mining accidents, Kentucky radio station WKMS has reported.
Twelve miners have died this year – eight in West Virginia and four in Kentucky – compared with a total of eight fatalities for all of 2016.
The number of workers employed in mining has increased slightly since Trump took office, and veteran mine...
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