Mine Effort Turns Next to Inquiries - The New York Times

Recovery workers finished the bleak job of removing bodies from a West Virginia coal mine early ... that will investigate the explosion at the Upper Big Branch mine. ... Tom Harkin, Democrat of ...

Prosecution rests in trial of ex-CEO in 2010 West Virginia ...

Prosecution rests in trial of ex-CEO in 2010 West Virginia mine explosion ... who could get up to 30 years in prison for breaking safety laws in worst US coal mine disaster in decades.

Federal Eye - Justice Dept. investigating W.Va. mine explosion

The Justice Department is conducting a criminal investigation of the explosion that killed 29 people at a West Virginia coal mine, and current and former employees of the mine's owner have been interviewed by the FBI, law enforcement sources said Friday.

Prosecution rests in trial of ex-CEO in 2010 West Virginia ...

Prosecution rests in trial of ex-CEO in 2010 West Virginia mine explosion ... who could get up to 30 years in prison for breaking safety laws in worst US coal mine disaster in decades.

Prosecution rests in trial of ex-CEO in 2010 West Virginia ...

Prosecution rests in trial of ex-CEO in 2010 West Virginia mine explosion ... who could get up to 30 years in prison for breaking safety laws in worst US coal mine disaster in decades.

So-Called King of Coal Gets Prison Time for Mine Blast

Former Massey Energy CEO sentenced to a year for role in 2010 explosion that killed 29. ... the decision as sending a message on mine safety in coal-rich West Virginia. ... 0 Percent on Rotten ...

Families of those killed in mine disaster criticize ...

Biley had taken off April 5th, 2010 for fly fishing, but ran to the coal mine as soon as he heard of the explosion. During Blankenship's trial, Biley made a point to shake his hand as a sign of ...

121 best coal mining images on Pinterest | Coal miners ...

The Beckley, West Virginia, Exhibition Coal Mine portrays the history, culture and character of this coal-mining region. The main attraction is an underground tour, led by a veteran coal miner. Find this Pin and more on coal mining by Tom Jones .

West Virginia coal mine explosion kills 25 |

West Virginia coal mine explosion kills 25. Posted April 5, 2010 at 11:38 PM. ... It is located in a mine-laced swath of Raleigh and Boone counties that is the heart of West Virginia's coal country.

coal mine songs - YouTube

coal mine songs Johnson Montgomery; ... Covered In Coal In West Virginia (Tribute to U.B.B. Mine Explosion) by Serena Ellison. ... "West Virginia's Tears in 2010" In Memory of our 29 Coal Miners

Upper Big Branch Mine disaster - Wikipedia

Coordinates The Upper Big Branch Mine disaster occurred on April 5, 2010 roughly 1,000 feet (300 m) underground in Raleigh County, West Virginia at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch coal mine located in MontcoalTwenty-nine out of thirty-one miners at the site were killed. The coal dust explosion occurred at 3:27 pm. The accident was the worst in the United States since 1970, when 38 miners were ...

Twelve Dead in Coal Mine Explosion; 10 Missing - CBS News

A mine safety administrator says 12 workers are dead and 10 trapped deep underground after an explosion rocked a remote West Virginia coal mine. The explosion happened Monday at Massey Energy Co ...

5 years after coal mine blast, explosion risks persist

Excess methane gas and flammable coal dust fueled a fireball that raced through the Upper Big Branch mine in southern West Virginia on April 5, 2010, killing 29 men.

Twelve Dead in Coal Mine Explosion; 10 Missing - CBS News

A mine safety administrator says 12 workers are dead and 10 trapped deep underground after an explosion rocked a remote West Virginia coal mine. The explosion happened Monday at Massey Energy Co ...

Mine disaster highlights politics of coal in W.Va ...

On Monday 25 miners were killed in an explosion at nearby Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch Coal Mine in Montcoal, W.Va. (AP Photo/Jeff Gentner) By Tom Breen Associated Press Writer / April 9, 2010

Federal Eye - Justice Dept. investigating W.Va. mine explosion

The Justice Department is conducting a criminal investigation of the explosion that killed 29 people at a West Virginia coal mine, and current and former employees of the mine's owner have been interviewed by the FBI, law enforcement sources said Friday.

West Virginia MINE DISASTERS

* December 14, 1906 - This explosion killed 4 employees and 2 individuals on the surface near the mine. Last revised: 03/28/16 02:05 PM [ MHS&T Homepage ] [ Publications Page ] [ Frequently Asked Questions ]

Why Do Coal Mines Explode? - Live Science

Why Do Coal Mines Explode? ... an associate professor of mining engineering at West Virginia ... a methane explosion has the potential to ignite a more catastrophic coal dust explosion. Coal mines ...

Need to Know - Season 1, Episode 32 - Rotten Tomatoes

Coal mine safety is examined via the prism of the 2010 Massey Energy mine explosion in West Virginia. Also: education-reform specialist Thomas Hatch on needed changes in the U.S. education system ...

New owner to pay $210 million in West Virginia mine blast ...

In the biggest settlement ever reached in a U.S. mining disaster, the new owners of the West Virginia coal mine where 29 men were killed in an explosion agreed Tuesday to pay $210 million over a ...

25 dead in West Virginia mine blast, worst since 1984

25 dead in West Virginia mine blast, worst since 1984 ... it would be the most killed in a U.S. coal mine since a 1970 explosion killed 38 at Finley Coal Co., in Hyden, Ky. ... Tom Breen and Tim ...

coal mine songs - YouTube

coal mine songs Johnson Montgomery; ... Covered In Coal In West Virginia (Tribute to U.B.B. Mine Explosion) by Serena Ellison. ... "West Virginia's Tears in 2010" In Memory of our 29 Coal Miners

Families of those killed in mine disaster criticize ...

Biley had taken off April 5th, 2010 for fly fishing, but ran to the coal mine as soon as he heard of the explosion. During Blankenship's trial, Biley made a point to shake his hand as a sign of ...

Logan, WV Coal Mine Explosion, Sep 1936 | GenDisasters ...

Logan, WV Coal Mine Explosion, Sep 1936. Submitted by Stu Beitler. West Virginia | Mining Explosions and Accidents | ... Post Herald Beckley West Virginia 1936-09-04. Add new comment; Comments . Wrong information . Rhonda Watts ... WV Hundreds Die In Coal Mine Explosion, Dec 1907; Montcoal, WV Mining Disaster, Apr 2010 ...

Mine Safety Experts Panel, May 20 2010 | Video |

They focused on the April 5, 2010 explosion at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch coal mine in West Virginia. Among the issues they addressed were business practices of mining companies, constant ...

Need to Know - Season 1, Episode 32 - Rotten Tomatoes

Coal mine safety is examined via the prism of the 2010 Massey Energy mine explosion in West Virginia. Also: education-reform specialist Thomas Hatch on needed changes in the U.S. education system ...