Obama Seeks Federal Report On Coal Mine Disaster

By: Assocaited Press
By: Assocaited Press

Washington (AP) -- President Barack Obama has asked federal mine safety officials to report next week on what may have caused the West Virginia coal mine explosion that killed 25 workers.

The White House said Thursday that Obama will meet with labor secretary Hilda Solis and Mine Safety and Health Administrator Joe Main.

He is seeking ways to prevent future mine explosions.

(Copyright 2010 by the Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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