Massey Energy Corporation

Type: Company
Name: Massey Energy Corporation (Massey Energy Co)
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Coal Market Plunge Has Taken Alpha Natural Resources Down With It

Summary ANR is focused on the met coal business as it faces stiff competition from competitors, especially over the quality of met coal it produces. ANR posted poor financial results for Q2. Over the past few years, the firm has suffered owing to the ... [Published Seeking Alpha - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

UMWA members settle long dispute with Massey-Alpha

CANNELTON, W.Va. — A long dispute involving a group of union coal miners in eastern Kanawha County has finally come to an end.FileWorkers rallied for months about the purchase of the Cannelton mine and losing their jobs with Massey Energy.A union official ... [Published WVMetroNews - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Settlement approved in Aracoma mine disaster

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A federal judge has approved a settlement involving the widows of the 2006 Aracoma mine disaster. U.S. District Judge John Copenhaver approved the deal between Aracoma widows Delorice Bragg and Freda Hatfield and the federal government ... [Published WVMetroNews - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Trends Driving Metallurgical Coal Prices

Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE:ANR) has been counting on its metallurgical (met) coal division to hedge the uncertain long term prospects of its thermal coal business. Unlike thermal coal, which is used primarily for electricity generation and faces ... [Published Trefis - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Environmental Advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to Speak at WestConn in Danbury

Riverkeeper chief prosecuting attorney to talk Sept. 30 on ‘Our Environmental Destiny’Press release from WestconnDANBURY, CONN. — Environmental attorney Robert F. Kennedy Jr., an internationally renowned advocate for conservation of clean water resources ... [Published Danbury Patch - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Hechler turns 100

From interrogating top Nazi officials during World War II in 1945 to getting arrested while protesting mountaintop removal mining in West Virginia in 2009, Ken Hechler has had a broad variety of experiences over the last century. Hechler, the oldest living ... [Published Charleston Gazette - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

A Brief History of Climate Change Protests in the U.S.

Demonstrators wear gas masks protect themselves from tear gas during street clashes with riot police in downtown Seattle, Washington on the opening day of the World Trade Organization ministerial meeting November 30, 1999.Credit: Mike Nelson / AFP /On ... [Published Mens Journal - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Democrats Try To Stop Coal Industry From Swindling Sick Miners

Sen. Bob Casey is proposing a bill to reform the legal system that administers black lung claims. | Tom Williams viaWASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats rolled out a plan Thursday that they said would make it harder for coal companies to cheat miners suffering ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

5 Ways Mitch McConnell Explains Our Bleak World

Mitch McConnell does not exactly fire the imagination. The Republican leader in the Senate is so much a cardboard cutout of a Beltway suit that his blandness inspired a popular Internet meme earlier this year. But what if McConnell's inscrutability is ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

West Virginia investigation says 2010 coal mine tragedy ‘manmade’

CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- The West Virginia coal mine explosion that took 29 miners' lives in 2010 spurred scores of safety reforms but a governor's task force report on the disaster says more changes are still needed.The report, released this week to the ... [Published Ada Evening News - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

KCET Launches Wednesday Night Documentary Block

The Wednesday hump just got easier to climb.KCET is launching a new Wednesday night documentary block, beginning September 3 at 9:30 p.m. PT, that will jump-start your mid-week grind. The fall slate includes groundbreaking films that explore human rights, ... [Published KCET - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

KCETLink Announces New Fall Slate of Global Documentaries

Revealing Films Explore Human Interest, Environmental,and Political Stories and More from Around the WorldBurbank, Calif. - Aug. 27, 2014 - KCETLink, the national independent publictransmedia organization , will premiere a new fallslate of global documentaries, ... [Published KCET - Aug 27 2014]

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"We've seen in the last year the scourge of black lung and the tremendous difficulties miners have in claiming benefits" Casey said on a call with reporters Thursday. "These hard-working miners and their families deserve much better."
...McConnell dragged out the debate over the bill until the public had soured on the whole partisan morass. Bennett recalls: "He said, 'Our strategy is to delay this sucker as long as we possibly can, and the longer we delay it the worse the president looks: why can't he get it done?'"
...procedures" could have saved the lives of the miners trapped 1,000-feet below the ground when the explosion occurred, said the governor's report. "Miners' right to a safe workplace is compromised when a commitment to production comes at the cost of safety."
...an issue I have been committed to since the Farmington Mine Disaster that killed my uncle and 77 miners," Manchin said in a prepared statement. "Had I known the film was in any way associated with Don Blankenship, I would have never agreed to the interview."

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Coal Market Plunge Has Taken Alpha Natural Reso... [Published Seeking Alpha - 4 hours ago]
UMWA members settle long dispute with Massey-Alpha [Published WVMetroNews - Sep 29 2014]
Settlement approved in Aracoma mine disaster [Published WVMetroNews - Sep 29 2014]
Trends Driving Metallurgical Coal Prices [Published Trefis - Sep 26 2014]
Environmental Advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to... [Published Danbury Patch - Sep 26 2014]
Hechler turns 100 [Published Charleston Gazette - Sep 20 2014]
A Brief History of Climate Change Protests in t... [Published Mens Journal - Sep 19 2014]
Democrats Try To Stop Coal Industry From Swindl... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 18 2014]
5 Ways Mitch McConnell Explains Our Bleak World [Published Huffington Post - Sep 16 2014]
West Virginia investigation says 2010 coal mine... [Published Ada Evening News - Sep 10 2014]
Data mining [Published Mining Magazine - Sep 03 2014]
KCET Launches Wednesday Night Documentary Block [Published KCET - Sep 02 2014]
UMW endorses Tennant at Labor Day rally [Published Charleston Gazette - Sep 02 2014]
KCETLink Announces New Fall Slate of Global Doc... [Published KCET - Aug 27 2014]
Late Night Open Thread: Burning Turds [Published Balloon Juice - Jul 31 2014]
New trial sought on damages in suit against Massey [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jun 15 2014]
“He gave us the truth of what happened to our l... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 12 2014]
Va. jury awards $5m in coal contract dispute [Published The Washington Times stories: News - May 25 2014]
Super PAC Attack Ad Boomerangs on WV Dem [Published Washington Free Beacon - May 08 2014]
From Ludlow to Upper Big Branch [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Apr 23 2014]
CIL project in Africa faces delay [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 20 2014]
Va. trial set for coal companies' legal battle [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 14 2014]
Documentary looks into 2013 Upper Big Branch mi... [Published FOX Business - Video - Apr 11 2014]
Open thread for night owls: Commonomics [Published Daily Kos - Apr 05 2014]
Manchin blasts Blankenship's UBB video [Published Charleston Gazette - Apr 01 2014]
State tried to block reading of poem on coal di... [Published Charleston Gazette - Mar 11 2014]
EPA finalizes settlement, civil penalty from Ap... [Published Water Technology Online - Mar 06 2014]
Alpha to pay $27.5 million in water pollution s... [Published Charleston Gazette - Mar 05 2014]
WVU board votes to bring Gee back as president [Published Charleston Gazette - Mar 03 2014]
UBB investigation continues, Goodwin says [Published Charleston Gazette - Feb 17 2014]
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Late Night Open Thread: Burning Turds [Published Balloon Juice - Jul 31 2014]
An ancient source of heat , if not much illumination. Dave Weigel reports on the latest attempts to polish the right-wing dung droppings: Grover Norquist is not shy about media availibility, but yesterday was spectacularly busy. On Monday, Norquist ...
“He gave us the truth of what happened to our l... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 12 2014]
Getting to the truth about the 2010 Upper Big Branch disaster (UBB) is what they wanted. The families of the 29 coal miners who were killed in the Massey Energy coal mine in Raleigh County, WV looked to the investigators for the answers. Jim Beck was ...
Super PAC Attack Ad Boomerangs on WV Dem [Published Washington Free Beacon - May 08 2014]
The anti-coal House Majority PAC is out with a new ad hitting West Virginia GOP Congressional candidate Evan Jenkins for receiving donations from Massey Energy executives. Jenkins is locked in a fierce contest with 19 term incumbent Rep. Nick Rahall ...
From Ludlow to Upper Big Branch [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Apr 23 2014]
I have a piece up at Bill Moyers’ site connecting the exploitation that led to the Ludlow Massacre of 1914 with coal companies exploitation of labor and degradation of nature today : In recent years, American mining companies have undermined the ...
Documentary looks into 2013 Upper Big Branch mi... [Published FOX Business - Video - Apr 11 2014]
Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship on the 2013 Upper Big Branch explosion. ...
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