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4 Years Later, Many Still Waiting For Justice

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 04.05.2014 | Green

April 5, 2014 marks the fourth anniversary of an explosion at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch coal mine in Montcoal, W.Va. 29 miners were killed in t...

Ex-CEO Implicated In West Virginia Mine Disaster Case

AP | JOHN RABY and VICKI SMITH | Posted 04.30.2013 | Green

BECKLEY, W.Va. — The chief executive at the time of the deadly West Virginia mine explosion was implicated by a former longtime subordinate Thur...

Former Coal Executive To Enter Plea Over 2010 Disaster Charges

AP | VICKI SMITH | Posted 02.11.2013 | Green

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A former president of Massey Energy's White Buck Coal Co. will enter a plea on federal conspiracy charges in January as pro...

Convicted Former Mine Boss Demands New Trial

AP | VICKI SMITH | Posted 07.22.2012 | Green

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A former security chief convicted of lying to investigators after the 2010 explosion that killed 29 men at the Upper Big Br...