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Mining Disasters

Mining Companies Have Always Been Allowed To Choose Profit Over Safety

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 01.10.2017 | Business

It's not often that the head of a mining company sees jail time over safety violations. Former Massey Energy Company CEO Don Blankenship's one-year se...

Thousands Pay Tribute to Judy Bonds: She Has Been to the Mountaintop--and We Must Fight Harder to Save It

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

She was a tireless, funny, and inspiring orator, and a savvy and brilliant community organizer. She was fearless in the face of threats. As the godmo...

Marcus Baram

Cave In: How Industry And Inattention Killed Mine Safety Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

"Every mine law ever wrote has been written in blood, but this time even that wasn't enough" - Fred Burgess, whose stepson died in the Upper Big Branc...