Subcommittee Hearing

“Breathless and Betrayed: What is MSHA Doing to Protect Miners from the Resurgence of Black Lung Disease?”

Subcommittee: Workforce Protections Subcommittee Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019 Time: 10:15 AM Location: Washington, D.C. 2175 Rayburn House Office Building

Member Statements

  1.  Chair Alma S. Adams (Democrat - North Carolina)


Panel I

  1. Mr. Robert Cohen, MD, FCCP
    Clinical Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
    University of Illinois School of Public Health
    Chicago , IL
  2. Mr. Gary Hairston
    Vice President
    Fayette County Black Lung Association
    Beckley , WV
  3. Mr. Bruce Watzman
    Sarasota , FL
  4. Mr. Cecil Roberts
    United Mine Workers of America
    Triangle , VA

Panel II

  1. Mr. John Howard, MD
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
    Washington , DC
  2. Mr. David Zatezalo
    Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health
    Department of Labor
    Arlington , VA
  3. Ms. Cindy S. Brown Barnes
    Director, Education, Workforce, and Income Security
    Government Accountability Office
    Washington , DC