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Coal Mine Investigation

Mine Industry Spokesman: No New Regulations Are Needed

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The government will start going directly to federal court to shut down mines that make a habit of ignoring safety, the nation's top...

J. Davitt McAteer, Ex-Mine Official, To Lead Probe Of West Virginia Coal Mine Explosion

AP | LAWRENCE MESSINA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Joe Manchin on Wednesday ordered the immediate inspection of all underground coal mines in West Virginia after an explo...

West Virginia Coal Miners' Bodies Recovered

AP | LAWRENCE MESSINA and TIM HUBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Joe Manchin on Tuesday asked a former top federal mine safety official to independently investigate an explosion that k...

West Virginia Coal Mine Investigation: Federal Investigators To Look Into Massey Explosion

AP | LAWRENCE MESSINA and TIM HUBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Federal investigators arrived Monday at the West Virginia mine where 29 men died in an explosion last week to begin piecing ...