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Massey Investigation

U.S. Mine Where 29 Died Kept Fake Safety Records To Throw Off Inspectors

AP | TIM HUBER and VICKI SMITH | Posted 08.29.2011 | Green

BEAVER, W.Va. — Federal investigators have proof that Massey Energy kept fake safety records to throw off inspectors at a southern West Virginia...

Court Sides With Massey In Mine Investigation Appeal

AP | Posted 08.10.2011 | Green

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A federal appeals court has sided with the former Massey Energy in a dispute over the company's investigation of last year's dead...

Massey Rejects Feds Findings On Mine Explosion

AP | VICKI SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Massey Energy Co. on Friday rejected nearly every part of the federal government's theory on what caused the deadly explosio...

Massey Officials Refuse To Testify In WV Mine Disaster Investigation

blogs.wvgazette.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Massey Energy continues to promote the notion that the company wants a thorough, complete and open investigation of the April 5 explosion that killed ...

Coal Giant: Don't 'Rush To Judgment' Blaming Us For West Virginia Mine Explosion

AP | VICKI SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A 36-foot crack in the Upper Big Branch mine isn't venting methane and didn't contribute to a blast in April that killed 29 ...

HuffPostTV: Dan Froomkin Talks Mine Safety On C-SPAN (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost Senior Washington Correspondent Dan Froomkin appeared on C-SPAN on Friday to discuss coal mine safety and a recent National Press Club appear...

Massey Mine Disaster Investigation: Initial Probe Will Be Conducted Behind Closed Doors

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators have decided not to convene a public hearing in the early stages of their investigation into the deadly explosio...

West Virginia Coal Miners' Bodies Recovered

AP | LAWRENCE MESSINA and TIM HUBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Joe Manchin on Tuesday asked a former top federal mine safety official to independently investigate an explosion that k...

West Virginia Coal Mine Investigation: Federal Investigators To Look Into Massey Explosion

AP | LAWRENCE MESSINA and TIM HUBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Federal investigators arrived Monday at the West Virginia mine where 29 men died in an explosion last week to begin piecing ...