Massey CEO Set to Open More Coal Mines

By: Monday December 12, 2011 4:22 pm

Don Blankenship was head of Massey Energy when 29 coal miners lost their lives in a massive explosion. Forced to resign, he has been largely invisible since.

Now he’s filed papers to start another coal mine venture.

 

Carbon-based Energy Not Worth It

By: Friday June 4, 2010 6:00 pm

Companies that are in the business of wresting ex-plant and dinosaur-based energy-producing stuff out of the ground don’t give a crap about the earth and they don’t give a crap about the people who are doing the dirty, dangerous, health-destroying work that produces their profits.

Four Missing Miners Found Dead; Montcoal Death Toll at 29

By: Saturday April 10, 2010 6:30 am

Rescue teams are beginning to extract the bodies from the mine. Now the process begins to figure out what went wrong and who will be held accountable.

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