Pulitzer Prize Winner Chris Hamby on the Abandoned Miners In "Soul Full Of Coal Dust"

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This week, Chris Hamby, New York Times investigative reporter and author of "Soul Full of Coal Dust: A Fight for Breath and Justice in Appalachia," joins the show to discuss his new book on how coal companies endangered coal miners and prevented workers from receiving health benefits.

Co-hosts Ty Benefiel and Brock Benefiel also discuss false promises made to coal mining towns and the need for a just transition in a clean energy economy.

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Further Reading:

This Is What a Just Transition Looks Like

"The Coal Industry Is Back," Trump Proclaimed. It Wasn't.

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