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Internal Probe, Criminal Charges Still Pending In W.Va. Mine Disaster

3 years agoNews : The Two-Way

After issuing a scathing report and reaching a $209 million settlement, officials are moving ahead on an internal probe of the agency that regulates mines and a federal criminal investigation of the disaster that killed 29 miners.
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Mine Disaster Probe Leads To Conspiracy Charges Against Former Executive

News : The Two-Way (2 years ago)

David C. Hughart, former president of a Massey Energy subsidiary, is pleading guilty. The charges relate to a corporate culture that investigators say contributed to the nation's worst mine disaster in 40 years. Twenty nine miners d... Read Post

Still No Criminal Charges In 2007 Utah Mine Disaster

News : The Two-Way (3 years ago)

Four years after nine coal miners and mine rescuers died underground in the Crandall Canyon mine in Utah, federal prosecutors say they're still not ready to file criminal charges or to conclude no charges are warranted. Read Post

Report: 24 detained in Turkish mine disaster probe

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (4 months ago)

ISTANBUL (AP) — Two dozen people, including company executives, have been detained as Turkish officials investigate the mining disaster that killed 301 people, a domestic news agency reported Sunday. Read Post


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