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Black Lung benefits

Published On: Sep 26 2013 05:32:45 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 25 2013 12:00:00 AM EDT

The federal government published the Byrd Amendments Wednesday, giving miners with black lung disease easier access to benefits.