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Richard Stickler

King Coal: Willing To Kill For Kilowatts

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

What we've got here is a government agency and a corporation who shared the mindset that a miner's life has less value than the coal that lies so deep that you're courting disaster to extract it.

4,000 Mine Safety Violations Ignored On Bush Administration Watch

Charleston (W.V.) Gazette | Ken Ward Jr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Federal regulators have allowed mine operators to avoid fines for thousands of health and safety citations, despite a federal law that requires moneta...

Max Follmer

Tougher Mine Safety Rules Clear Hurdle In House

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A panel of lawmakers investigating the August mine disaster that claimed nine lives at Crandall Canyon in Utah approved tougher mine safety rules Wedn...

Feds Fight To Keep Utah Mine Investigation Docs From Public

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Court proceedings of the investigation into the collapse of Utah's Crandall Canyon mine should not be made public, argue attorneys for the Mine Safety...