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Abandoned-Mine Bill Lapse Poses Health Concerns

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Abandoned-Mine Bill Lapse Poses Health Concerns

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Abandoned-Mine Bill Lapse Poses Health Concerns

Abandoned-Mine Bill Lapse Poses Health Concerns

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Dan Heyman reports from West Virginia about worries that the bill to pay for reclaiming abandoned coal mines around the country is due to expire Thursday. Congress is balking at reauthorizing the tax because of two views about funding health care for miners who worked for companies that no longer exist.

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