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Upper Big Branch Methane

Massey CEO Changes Tune, Blames Natural Gas For Mine Explosion

AP | TIM HUBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The chief executive of Massey Energy Co. is changing his tack on what caused the coal mine explosion that killed 29 miners i...

New Evidence Of Explosive Methane Levels Found In West Va. Mine

AP | TIM HUBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A federal official says a handheld meter found deep inside the Upper Big Branch mine detected explosive levels of methane be...