US Coal Miner Black Lung Back

Black lung disease, long a killer of coal miners, is on the rise again after retreating in the last 30 years.

Of the 29 miners killed in the blast at the Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia in 2012, 75% showed signs of black lung disease.

"That sample ... is a terrifying number, an astonishing number, particularly given the age of some of these individuals," said Davitt McAteer, who headed the investigation.

Obama has been busy going around congress using the EPA to kill what's left of the coal industry.

The USA has a boom in natural gas going, nat gas plants are a natural - yet no interest by the Obama admin. 

Wind and solar energy are inviable and currently supply less that 1% of the nations electricity output.