Federal Report: Mines Lack Necessary Air Supplies

A new, federal report says that many underground mines lack the supplies of breathable air or communication gear to help trapped miners.

This comes after Congress required the industry to install more safety equipment inside mines.

The report was on the heels of the Sago Mine disaster in West Virginia in January of 2006.

In Kentucky, the last big mine disaster was at the Darby Mine in Harlan County in May of 2006.

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