It's not nearly enough, but more than I thought he'd get.
The truth of the matter,” Mr. Blankenship is heard saying, “is black lung is not an issue in this industry that is worth the effort they put into it."
This bastard has been buying his way out of trouble for a long time.
Don Blankenship, the former CEO of Massey Energy, who was cited as having the worst fatality rate in the mining industry prior to the 29 deaths at the Upper Big Branch explosion in April 2010, has filed paperwork to open new mines. Blankenship
Independent West Virginia Probe Finds Coal Giant Massey Energy Systemically Failed To Comply With Law
I'm not sure how many more of these miners have to die before someone from Massey Energy finally goes to jail, but it's been over a year now and no one's been prosecuted yet. From Democracy Now -- Massey Energy Guilty: West Virginia Probe
Now that Don Blankenship is out as head of Massey Energy and the company faces serious charges with regard to its safety record and last year's explosion, company executives have decided it's a good time to have the company sold to a company
Ted Turner sat down with Poppy Harlow at CNN to talk about bailouts, banks, and energy policy. He had some Turneresque things to say about our lack
NPR has a pretty chilling report on the investigation of Massey Energy's management of the Upper Big Branch mine ventilation. After listening to their
NPR is standing by their initial report that Massey Energy is being investigated for possible bribery and criminal negligence. A federal source is den
How can we fail them? How can a nation that relies on its miners not do everything in its power to protect them? How can we let anyone in this count
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