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Secretary Perez attends coal dust rule announcement in Morgantown, West Virginia
(April 23, 2014)
Assistant Secretary of Labor for MSHA Joseph Main (left) discusses the landmark coal dust rule as Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez looks on.
Miners shouldn't have to sacrifice their lives for their livelihood, noted Secretary Perez.
Keeping miners safe and healthy "is at the very heart of my life's work," said West Virginia Sen. Jay Rockefeller as former miner Dewey Keiper listened.
Former coal miner and black lung victim Dewey Keiper speaks about how disabling the disease is.
Secretary Perez listens as former coal miner Gary Hairston shares his emotional story of the limitations black lung has put on his life.
A retired coal miner greets West Virginia Sen. Jay Rockefeller.
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