Fatalities http://wuky.org en Kentucky Coal Mine Fatalities Down By Half In 2012 http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-coal-mine-fatalities-down-half-2012 <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The number of coal miners killed on the job in Kentucky fell to four in 2012, down from eight the previous year when the state led the nation in fatalities.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">Kentucky Coal Association President Bill Bissett said Monday the industry is making progress in protecting miners. But he said there clearly remains work to be done.</span></p> Wed, 02 Jan 2013 17:11:07 +0000 Associated Press 25453 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Coal Mine Fatalities Down By Half In 2012