As much as the coal industry likes to make themselves appear to be the saviors of coal miners and communities, many of us know the truth and can speak to it. Sadly, there are a lot of miners and their families who underestimate the power of their stories.
The fact of the matter is, the more voices we have, the more we can shed light on the truth, and the better our chances at bringing the change we need—especially for our children. It’s as simple as that.
If you would like to share your story, opinions, beliefs, etc, submit your name, e-mail, and a short description of yourself and your dealings with the industry in the fields below. We’ll contact you via e-mail and discuss how to best get your story out to a larger audience, whether it be on this blog or otherwise. Your identity will be protected at all costs in order to prevent backlash from the industry—we know people still need jobs.