UMWA Launches Battle To Stop South African Coal Imports

by United Mine Workers of America
with Earl Askew, Leon Alexander, Joe Cruse, Howard Tedford, Don Stillman
Fairfax, Virginia, United States
June 1-15, 1974
8 pages
Type: Article
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
In early 1976 the Southern Company announced plans to import 2.5 tons of South African steam coal into the U.S. The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) launched a campaign against the imports. This article and related material is from the United Mine Workers Journal, 85th Year, No. 12, June 1-15, 1976. The articles discusses the Georgia Power Project, Cliff Pierson, the Southern Company, Gulf Power, Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Mississippi Power, Southern Electric Generating Co., the U.S. Bureau of Mines, Tom Youngblood, Alvin Vogtle, Sam Littlefield, Frank Clements, Jere Beasley, William Baxley, State Senator Robert Wilson, Representative Bobby Tom Crowe, George Wallace, and Richard Davis. Contents: UMWA Launches Battle To Stop South African Coal • The Rank and File Speaks • South African Coal Imports • South African Miners Live, Suffer And Die in Slavery
Used by permission of the United Mine Workers of America.
Collection: Henry Lieberg collection