iOS app Android app

Massey Mine Disaster

Mine Widows Bring Fight To Supreme Court

AP | LAWRENCE MESSINA | Posted 12.18.2012 | Green

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal inspectors must share the blame — and therefore face a lawsuit — for a 2006 West Virginia coal mine fire that k...

Following Mine Disaster, SEC Requiring Coal Firms To Report Safety Problems

AP | VICKI SMITH | Posted 02.22.2012 | Green

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A lawyer suing the former Massey Energy Co. says investors might have made better decisions about putting money into the coa...

Dave Jamieson

Profits Before Safety Cost 29 Miners Their Lives: Feds | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.06.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Federal officials released a damning report Tuesday on the Upper Big Branch coal mining disaster, citing "corporate culture" at coal gia...

Persistent Black Lung, Old Scourge Of Coal, Found In Autopsies Of Most Massey Miners

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 07.19.2011 | Green
The Center for Public Integrity

House Rejects Mine Safety Bill Prompted By West Virginia Tragedy

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The House on Wednesday rejected a bill that would have adopted sweeping changes in mine safety regulations in response to the explo...

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...

Massey Officials Refuse To Testify In WV Mine Disaster Investigation | 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 ...