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Aracoma Mine

Court Won't Hold Government Accountable for Negligent Mine Inspections: Aracoma Widows Lose FTCA Lawsuit Against MSHA

Ellen Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Smith

Although the 2006 Aracoma Mine disaster was "undeniably tragic," a U.S. District Court judge ruled that the widows' cannot sue the federal government for the Mine Safety and Health Administration's negligent inspections.

An Enduring Memorial for Slaughtered Miners: Criminal Liability for Reckless Owners

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

America needs its own statute -- an Upper Big Branch Law -- holding corporate managers and directors criminally accountable for ditching safety for dollars.