Below are links to the media coverage of the 2013 event. The mix speakers addressing issues in the news, the focus on the challenges to the coal industry and visual impact of the mine rescue competition resulted in well-rounded coverage.
In addition to the links below, which include three days of stories in The Southern Illinoisan, plus an editorial, a story in the Marion Republican and two television features, Mike Caldwell (IMI President) participated in a 10-minute interview on the coal industry at the WJPF radio studio on Tuesday morning.
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- Mine Rescue, The Southern Illinoisan, The Southern Illinoisan
- Speaker Says Fracking Will Brings Jobs to Southern Illinois, The Southern Illinoisan
- Regulations Battle Continues, The Southern Illinoisan
- Voice of the Southern – Don’t Give Up on Coal, The Southern Illinoisan
- Can Environmentalists and the Coal Industry See Eye-to-Eye, WPSD Local 6 TV
- Experts Debate Fracking Impact in Southern Illinois, WSIL TV
- Mine Rescue Teams Compete at Pavilion, The Daily Republican