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Lawmakers Plan Probe Of Crandall Canyon Collapse

Law360 (August 24, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As rescuers drilled a sixth hole in a last-ditch effort to find the six miners who have been trapped in Murry Energy Corp.'s Utah coal mine for almost three weeks, lawmakers on Capitol Hill signaled their intent to investigate the collapse.

Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) on Thursday sent a letter to U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Elaine Chao asking her to submit enforcement and compliance records from Murray's Crandall Canyon Mine in Utah. Meanwhile, the Senate Appropriations Committee announced that it will hold a hearing on...
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