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.

 

Who is Don Blankenship? Massey CEO Has Much to Explain in Wake of West Virginia Coal Mine Disaster

By: Tuesday April 6, 2010 2:02 pm

Don Blankenship is CEO of Massey Energy, the owner of the Upper Big Branch mine that exploded yesterday, killing at least 25 miners with four still missing in the mine. Blankenship is well known as a right-wing crackpot and global warming denier, but I want to paint just a brief picture with regard to this disaster

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