WFSU News · Tallahassee · Panama City · Thomasville
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

W. Va. Legislature OKs Measures to Protect Miners

West Virginia's state legislature has quickly passed a bill aimed at giving miners a better chance of surviving accidents. Gov. Joe Manchin submitted the bill, which calls for faster notification when an accident occurs and additional oxygen supply underground. The bill now goes back to the governor to be signed into law.

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.