Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet
Governor Ernie Fletcher to discuss retreat mining study, thank mine rescue workers
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Governor Ernie Fletcher, along with Environmental and Public Protection Secretary LaJuana S. Wilcher, will hold a news conference in Cumberland, Ky., today, Aug. 16, 2005, to discuss the need for a new study of retreat mining. The Governor and secretary also will recognize the efforts of mine rescue workers involved in last week's fatal accident at Stillhouse Mining LLC. The news conference will be at 3:45 p.m. EDT in front of the Appalachian Center at the Southeast Community and Technical College campus in Cumberland.
WHO: Governor Ernie Fletcher and Secretary LaJuana S. Wilcher
WHAT: Discuss retreat mine study, thank rescue workers
WHERE: Front of the Appalachian Center Southeast Community and Technical College, Cumberland, Ky.
WHEN: TODAY, Aug. 16; 3:45 p.m. EDT