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Massey Mine

Dave Jamieson

Profits Before Safety Cost 29 Miners Their Lives: Feds

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Trial Begins For Security Chief Tied To Deadly Mine Blast

AP | By JOHN RABY | Posted 12.24.2011 | Green

BECKLEY, W.Va. -- Federal prosecutors said Monday that the former security chief at a West Virginia coal mine where 29 miners died in a 2010 explosion...

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

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 07.19.2011 | Green
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Feds Sue To Close Massey Mine In Kentucky Over Safety Violations

AP | TIM HUBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The U.S. Department of Labor filed an unprecedented federal lawsuit Wednesday seeking to close a mine operated by troubled c...

Dan Froomkin

West Virginia Mine Explosion Leads To More Enforcement And Disclosure

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It was back on April 5, right around the afternoon shift change, when methane gas or coal dust or both suddenly ignited in the Upper Big Branch coal m...

Massey Mines: Serious Problems Found Since Explosion Killed 29 Miners

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

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Federal inspectors have found more than 60 serious safety violations at Massey Energy operations since the explosion that ki...

Dan Froomkin

Was Lack Of Government Transparency A Factor In Mine Deaths?

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Back in January, three months before the massive explosion that killed 29 miners at a Massey Energy mine in West Virginia, a federal mine safety inspe...

Massey Mine Investigation: Investigators Making First Visit To West Virginia Mine

AP | TIM HUBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The underground search for clues to the nation's worst coal mining disaster in 40 years started Wednesday as two teams began...

Lucia Graves

Blankenship, Massey CEO, Insists He Did Nothing Wrong

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Six weeks after the massive explosion that killed 29 miners at a Massey Energy mine in West Virginia, Don Blankenship, CEO of Massey Energy, still see...