Massey Energy Corporation

Type: Company
Name: Massey Energy Corporation (Massey Energy Co)
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

CIL project in Africa faces delay

Calcutta, April 19: Coal India’s exploration plans in Mozambique is moving at a slow pace because of procedural delays and inadequate infrastructure. The company may miss its expected commissioning date in 2016 for this overseas venture. Its prospecting ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Trial set for Monday in coal companies’ dispute

A long-running legal battle between two coal companies is headed for trial in Virginia.A trial is set to begin Monday in Grundy for a lawsuit filed by Hugh Caperton against former Richmond-based Massey Energy. ... [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Documentary looks into 2013 Upper Big Branch mine disaster

Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship on the 2013 Upper Big Branch explosion. ... [Published FOX Business - Video - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Coal Boss: Don’t Blame Me for Miners’ Troubles

Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship sits down with ABC News' Chief Investigative Correspondent Brian Ross. ABC News ShareABC US News | ABC Business News CopyThe former boss of one of the nation’s largest coal companies, who was known ... [Published ABC News - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 8 reports

Boycott! Don Blankenship’s propaganda film about Upper Big Branch disaster [The Pump Handle]

You’d think the man responsible for the death of 29 coal miners would show remorse and not subject us to his opinions. Nope. That’s not what we should ever expect from Don Blankenship, the former CEO of Massey Energy. Four years ago this coming Saturday, ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Senator: Coal Boss Has 'Blood on His Hands' in Mining Disaster

Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship self-funds film he says vindicates him in deaths. ... [Published ABC News - Apr 03 2014]
Entities: Coal, Mining, Disaster
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 3 reports

Manchin `Livid' over Inclusion in UBB Film ; Senator Says He Was 'Lied To' about Purpose of the Interview

Sen. Joe Manchin said he didn't know all of the facts beforeappearing in a film funded by former coal executive Don Blankenshipabout "what really happened at the 2010 Upper Big Branch minedisaster. In a statement released Monday, Manchin, D-W.Va., said ... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 4 reports

Sen. Manchin demands to be removed from Adroit Films UBB documentary

On Monday, March 31, Adroit Films, LLC released a film concerning the explosion at the Upper Big Branch mine. The film, titled "Upper Big Branch - Never Again," featured former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship calling for the truth to be told about the ... [Published WVNS - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

War on coal: Obama administration hurting coal industry?

Former Massey Energy chairman and CEO Don Blankenship on the American coal industry. ... [Published FOX Business - Video - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Don Blankenship vs. the world

Don Blankenship, the onetime Massey Energy boss, tells Steve Kornacki that reports blaming him for the Upper Big Branch mine disaster are erroneous. ... [Published MSNBC - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Massey Energy asks courts to force US EPA to look at job losses resulting from regulatory decisions

Murray Energy has sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for what it describes as EPA's "illegal promulgation of senseless and destructive regulations, with absolutely no regard for their job and family destruction," company officials said Monday, ... [Published State Journal - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Guilty Massey Energy exec wants sentence reversed

-A former mine executive who pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in connection to a West Virginia mine explosion that killed 29 people now wants his conviction tossed out.Gary May also wants the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to immediately release ... [Published WCYB-TV - Mar 25 2014]

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...A non-Hebrew version of it is a rhetorical question and answer that goes something like this: Q: "What do you call it when a Wall Street banker who sells worthless junk to pension funds gets a bailout and a bonus instead of jail time?" A: "Tuesday." Another day, another garden-variety outrage. Welcome to normal. If you're surprised by sin, you haven't been paying attention
"Unfortunately in this industry, sweeping changes are usually made when people are killed. With changes now, if a company repeatedly breaks safety rules, they could ultimately be shut down" said United Mine Workers of American International District 31 Vice President Mike Caputo
West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin (D), who appeared in the film, said he was "lied to" about the "propaganda" documentary. "Had I known the film was in any way associated with Don Blankenship, I would have never agreed to the interview" he said in a statement
...According to reporters Paul M Barrett and Justin Bachman, Blankenship's purpose in the 51-minute documentary— Upper Big Branch: Never Again —is "absolving himself of blame and spewing venom toward regulators and political enemies."

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CIL project in Africa faces delay [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 20 2014]
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Alpha Natural Debt Slumps With Coal Decline: Co... [Published Washington Post - Apr 15 2014]
Trial set for Monday in coal companies’ dispute [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Apr 15 2014]
Va. trial set for coal companies' legal battle [Published FOX WTTG Washington - Apr 14 2014]
Va. trial set for coal companies' legal battle [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 14 2014]
Never Again: Don Blankenship-Funded Video Absol... [Published SPi World News - Apr 13 2014]
Blankenship Hand-Delivers Letters On Upper Big ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 11 2014]
Documentary looks into 2013 Upper Big Branch mi... [Published FOX Business - Video - Apr 11 2014]
People in the News – February 2014 [Published Coal Age - Apr 10 2014]
Sotheby’s slams hedgie Loeb as board battle per... [Published New York Post - Apr 09 2014]
Watch: Years After Deadly Explosion, Coal Boss... [Published ABC News - Apr 09 2014]
Sotheby’s has evaluated Dan Loeb’s performance,... [Published Quartz - Apr 09 2014]
Coal Boss: Don’t Blame Me for Miners’ Troubles [Published ABC News - Apr 08 2014]
Does The First Amendment Allow Journalists To L... [Published JD Supra - Apr 07 2014]
Why Is This Blog Different From All Other Blogs? [Published Huffington Post - Apr 07 2014]
BHP Billiton Is Bullish on Coal Long Term...If ... [Published Motley Fool - Apr 07 2014]
The other side of the UBB story [Published WVMetroNews - Apr 06 2014]
Sister Of UBB Victim Speaking Out Over Blankens... [Published Big News Network - Apr 06 2014]
Remembering the Upper Big Branch Mining Disaste... [Published WDTV - Apr 06 2014]
Deadly Upper Big Branch Disaster Not Soon Forgo... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 05 2014]
Open thread for night owls: Commonomics [Published Daily Kos - Apr 05 2014]
Open thread for night owls: Commonomics [Published Daily Kos - Apr 05 2014]
Poison in the Valleyby Evan Osnos [Published New Yorker - Apr 04 2014]
Mining's Changing Culture – 4 years After Upper... [Published Mine Safety and Health Administration - Apr 04 2014]
Don Blankenship’s Upper Big Branch video: When ... [Published Charleston Gazette - Apr 04 2014]
Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9am ET! [Published Daily Kos - Apr 04 2014]
Murder trial underway in Fayette County [Published WVVA - Apr 03 2014]
Don Blankenship releases 'documentary' that abs... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 03 2014]
Belfry Pirates sink Mingo Miners 17-6 [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 03 2014]
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Documentary looks into 2013 Upper Big Branch mi... [Published FOX Business - Video - Apr 11 2014]
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Open thread for night owls: Commonomics [Published Daily Kos - Apr 05 2014]
At Yes! magazine, Laura Flanders writes After Death of Radical Mayor, Mississippi's Capital Wrestles With His Economic Vision :On his way into work every morning, Chokwe Lumumba, the late mayor of Jackson, Miss., used to pass a historical marker:  “Jackson ...
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Daily Kos Radio's Kagro in the Morning show podcasts are now available through iTunes. Friday at last! The day on which I officially give up on apologizing for not really knowing what we're going to talk about, and just say "screw it, you're ...
Boycott! Don Blankenship’s propaganda film abou... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 03 2014]
You’d think the man responsible for the death of 29 coal miners would show remorse and not subject us to his opinions. Nope. That’s not what we should ever expect from Don Blankenship, the former CEO of Massey Energy. Four years ago this coming Saturday, ...
Senator: Coal Boss Has 'Blood on His Hands' in ... [Published ABC News Video: World News with Charles Gibson - Apr 03 2014]
Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship self-funds film he says vindicates him in deaths. ...
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Labaton Sucharow LLP And Robbins Geller Rudman ... [Published Financial Services - Mar 19 2014]
Massachusetts Retirement Fund Secures $265 Mill... [Published Financial Services - Dec 09 2013]
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