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Miners Protection Act
Coal Miners

Retired Coal Miners Face Uncertain Future For Health-Care Benefits

Lawmakers have known about the potential insolvency of the miners’ health care plan since 2012. While the federal Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. insures multi-employer pension plans like the one that covers retired coal miners, it does not protect their health-care benefits.

December 31, 2016