Coal miners in the Appalachian region are gravely concerned about their jobs due to additional regulations in the mining industry.

FoxNews.com reports, “…with the stricter rules in place, the industry, which is considered the lifeblood of Appalachian towns, argues it’s under attack. Workers and advocacy groups that represent them say the rules unfairly target their region and require mining firms to meet unrealistic standards.”

With unemployment hovering at 10 percent, the last thing the government should do is impose regulations that could result in additional job losses.

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