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Don Blankenship


Massey Energy cooked the books says government investigators

According to a recently released report, Massey Energy could have prevented the West Virginia mine explosion that killed 29 workers last year.


The Upper Big Branch explosion: one year later

One year after the largest U.S. mining disaster in 40 years, families in W. Va., still wait for answers and justice.


  In the coal: The Upper Big Branch disaster

John Larson reports on coal mine safety, focusing on the West Virginia mine explosion that the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration calls “the worst mining disaster in almost 40 years.”


Massey CEO Don Blankenship

As Massey CEO Don Blankenship heads to Capitol Hill testify before the Senate, here are five things you need to know about West Virginia’s 21st century coal baron.

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