West Virginia mine explosion

The security chief of Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch mine was arrested Monday and charged with obstructing the investigation into an explosion last year that killed 29 miners, the first criminal charges stemming from the worst U.S. mining disaster in 40 years.
Massey rejects U.S. findings on fatal coal mine blast (Post, January 29, 2011)
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Julia 'Judy' Bonds, 58: Miner's daughter fought 'mountaintop removal' (Post, January 6, 2011)
A FAILED PARTNERSHIP: Longtime tug of war on mine safety (Post, January 4, 2011)
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Feds sue to close Massey mine in Kentucky (AP, November 3, 2010; 6:23 PM)
Senate "Big Six" will determine fate of parties on Election Day (The Fix, November 2, 2010; 6:41 AM)
Backlog of cases against mines on the increase (Post, October 12, 2010)
Safety violations found at W. Virginia coal mine (Post, October 8, 2010)
Mine safety's black hole (Post, October 5, 2010)
Massey: Feds destroyed evidence at W.Va. mine (AP, September 30, 2010; 6:40 PM)
Officials say cause of West Virginia mine disaster is still unclear (Post, August 12, 2010)
Rand Paul: Government should not regulate mine industry (44, August 2, 2010; 4:41 PM)
At nation's mines, a tug of war: Safety concerns, livelihood often clash as government expands scrutiny of energy industry (Post, June 2, 2010)
Federal prosecutors are conducting criminal probe in W.Va. mine explosion (Post, May 15, 2010)
Justice probing mine explosion: Massey Energy says it's cooperating with criminal inquiry (Post, May 1, 2010)
Safety chief details mine's history of violations (Post, April 28, 2010)
Large number of violations at mine worried company: Massey officials had sent safety teams before deadly explosion April 5 (Post, April 27, 2010)
For miners, solace and talk of return: President offers thanks as mourning families reassess a way of life (Post, April 26, 2010)
Photos: Tragedy in W.Va. coal country after 29 miners die in blast (www.washingtonpost.com, April 6, 2010; 10:18 AM)
Mine company faulted on safety issues, regulators say: EMPHASIS ON PRODUCTIVITY
Toxic gases delay search for 4 missing miners
(Post, April 8, 2010)

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