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Wv Mine Explosion

West Virginia Mine Operator Escaped Extra Federal Oversight Despite Numerous Violations

New York Times | MICHAEL COOPER and IAN URBINA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The operator of the West Virginia mine that exploded on Monday, killing at least 25 people, was warned by federal officials just over two years ago th...

West Virginia Coal Mine Explosion UPDATE: Crews Enter Mine, Meet Dangerous Levels Of Gases

AP | VICKI SMITH and LAWRENCE MESSINA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MONTCOAL, W.Va. — A federal safety official said more air testing would be needed before rescue teams could head back into a West Virginia coal ...

West Virginia Coal Mine Explosion: Still No Response From Any Survivors

AP | LAWRENCE MESSINA and GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MONTCOAL, W.Va. — Two days after the worst U.S. mining disaster in a generation, rescue crews were called to the Upper Big Branch coal mine late...

West Virginia Mine EXPLOSION: Massey Energy Mine Had Scores Of Safety Citations

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MONTCOAL, W.Va. -- A huge underground explosion blamed on methane gas killed 25 coal miners in the worst U.S. mining disaster in more than two decades...