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Former Massey exec in trouble before sentencing

A former Massey Energy executive awaiting sentencing for conspiracy has been arrested on drug charges.

Friday - 09/06/2013, 03:39pm EDT

Tags: Upper Big Branch Mine, courts, Crime, drug charges, Massey Energy

Ex-mine official sentenced in W.Va. blast case

A former superintendent at West Virginia's Upper Big Branch mine where 29 miners died in a 2010 explosion was sentenced to nearly two years in prison Thursday on a federal conspiracy charge.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 03:22pm EST

Tags: Massey Energy, Upper Big Branch Mine, Alpha Natural Resources, courts

U.S. mine regulators report latest inspection data

Federal mining regulators issued 150 citations during the latest round of monthly impact inspections.

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 10:57am EDT

Tags: U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration, msha, Upper Big Branch Mine

W.Va. settlements don't end Alpha's legal troubles

Wrongful death lawsuits brought by the families of the 29 men killed in West Virginia's Upper Big Branch mine disaster have been resolved, but that doesn't mean the days in court are over for coal producer Alpha Natural Resources.

Thursday - 01/12/2012, 05:17am EST

Tags: Upper Big Branch Mine, mining disasters