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Congressmen call for federal investigation of black lung benefits program, citing Center-ABC reports

Two U.S. congressmen have called on the Labor Department’s inspector general to investigate whether doctors and lawyers, working on behalf of coal companies, have helped improperly deprive hundreds of mine workers of disability benefits they should have received after contracting black lung disease. “I look forward to learning the results of your investigation as I […]