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The Safety Of Mines [5.24.10]

Frank Markosek was a coal miner for 30 years before he became a mine inspector with MSHA, the government agency that oversees mine safety. He was part of the Crandall Canyon rescue crew that tried save trapped mine workers in 2007. That mission was cut short when the mine collapsed again, killing three rescuers and leaving Frank with traumatic brain injury. Also on the show: a gift from the ash of Iceland's volcanic eruption.

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