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Miner Dies On Morning Of Memorial Ceremony | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.27.2012 | Green

WHITESVILLE, W.Va. -- As some gathered in Whitesville Friday for the unveiling of the official Upper Big Branch mine disaster memorial, others were mo...

Black Lung Blockbuster: Democracy Now Interview with Upper Big Branch Investigator on New Report (VIDEO)

Jeff Biggers | Posted 07.23.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

In an in-depth interview, independent Upper Big Branch coal mine disaster investigator J. Davitt McAteer discussed his new report on Massey Energy's "systematic failure to comply with the law" on numerous levels.

TRAGIC: 17-Year Old Was Among Miners Now Declared Dead

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A teenage boy who was on the job for just one hour is among the 29 New Zealand coal miners trapped after last Friday's explosion, the New Zealand Hera...

Senators Grill Massey CEO Don Blankenship On Safety At Upper Big Branch Mine

AOL News | Andrea Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (May 20) -- The coal baron who runs the West Virginia mine that last month saw the deadliest U.S. mine accident in 40 years came unbowed to...

Man Dies At Pocahontas Coal Mine Listed By Congressman

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics


Don Blankenship: Investors, Politicians Begin Calling For Massey Head To Resign

Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The calls to oust Massey Energy Company Chairman and CEO Don Blankenship began in earnest Monday, with members of both the private and public sectors ...

Safety Awards That Endanger Workers' Lives

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

BP, Massey Energy and Tesoro all have hauled out plaques celebrating safety achievements to deflect allegations of corporate recklessness in the after...