Massey Energy Corporation

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Name: Massey Energy Corporation (Massey Energy Co)
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

If we’d just send Capito …

By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.comIf we’d just send Shelley Moore Capito to Washington, the coal trucks would start rolling again.Oh … wait … we’ve already sent her to Congress and … well, coal is in big trouble.The lunacy of political campaigns would ... [Published Williamson Daily News - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

ANR Earnings: It Is All About Cost Control

Summary Alpha reported better than expected 2Q 2014 results driven by strong cost performance in the Eastern coal segment. Analysis presented in this article shows that economic cash burn could decline meaningfully in 2015 driven by continued improving ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

As Central Appalachia coal demand fades, Alpha reinvents itself, according to report

In September 2012, Alpha Natural Resources Inc. took a bold step in the historic Central Appalachia coal region, announcing plans to lay off more than 1,100 workers and cut 16 million tons of mostly thermal coal production from Appalachian mines along ... [Published Coal Valley News - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

$265 Million Settlement Obtained in Massey Energy

On April 5, 2010, a tragic explosion atMassey Energy’s Upper Big Branch (“UBB”)mine in Raleigh County, West Virginia, killed 29 mine workers in theworst coal mine disaster in over 40 years.A subsequent investigation by the Mine Safety and Health Admi ... [Published Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Take steps to ensure drinking water safety

By Hayley M. Cookhcook@civitasmedia.comWILLIAMSON – Has West Virginia finally recovered from one of the largest water chemical contamination incidents in the history of the United States?That is the question many residents of the Mountain State may be ... [Published Williamson Daily News - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Late Night Open Thread: Burning Turds

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 ... [Published Balloon Juice - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Disgraced Coal Baron Don Blankenship Rebrands As A Libertarian Activist

Coal processing plant in West Virginia (Jim Young/Reuters)This post was originally published at RepublicReport.org.Among visitors to Freedom Fest, a libertarian convention in Las Vegas, you might miss the aging Don Blankenship amid other middle aged attendees ... [Published The Nation - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Surface mining's price

A few weeks ago, I stood on top of Armstrong Mountain. The day was clear and the valley below filled with spruce, fir and hardwood forest. Unbroken ridges extended into the distance. As my final summit of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks, it was a moment ... [Published Times Union - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Mining lawsuit filed for $1 million

Find Law Friday 25th July, 2014Widows of two miners who died in a 2006 West Virginia mining fire filed a petition with the U. S District Court in Charleston during July 2014 to have their settlement approved. The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration ... [Published Canada Standard - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

4th Circuit Court of Appeals dismisses former Upper Big Branch mine superintendent Gary May's appeal

A federal appeals court has dismissed former Upper Big Branch mine superintendent Gary May’s appeal of his 21 month prison sentence.May, who had admitted to hindering a U.S. Mine Safety & Health Administration investigation, in March appealed to the 4th ... [Published State Journal - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Feds, widows agree to settle mine fire lawsuit

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:CHARLESTON, West Virginia — The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration has agreed to pay $1 million to settle a lawsuit over the deaths of two miners in a 2006 fire at ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

New trial sought on damages in suit against Massey

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The owner of three defunct coal companies is seeking a new trial in his long-running legal battle with Massey Energy over a coal supply contract. A jury in Buchanan County, Virginia, awarded $1 million to Hugh Caperton for ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jun 15 2014]

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"I think Central App met coal will rebound to a certain extent over the long term because worldwide reserves of met coal are relatively scarce" he said
"I remember what this used to be like," Haltom says. "There used to be a mountain here, with places where you could walk."
Recently, an NPR producer from Ohio called to ask Arnold what West Virginia would be like without coal. That’s a silly idea, Arnold told him. “ "Where would Ohio be without corn? Where would L A be without film?’ ”"
David Koch Gave Maximum Possible Donation to Jenkins. "David Koch's response: the maximum possible donation to Rahall's Republican challenger, state Sen. Evan Jenkins. Koch, the executive vice president of Koch Industries Inc., sent $5,200 to Jenkins yesterday, federal records show. Rahall's ad began running April 25.4/29/14]"

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If we’d just send Capito … [Published Williamson Daily News - 11 hours ago]
ANR Earnings: It Is All About Cost Control [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 18 2014]
As Central Appalachia coal demand fades, Alpha ... [Published Coal Valley News - Aug 13 2014]
$265 Million Settlement Obtained in Massey Energy [Published Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP - Aug 12 2014]
Alpha Natural Resources: The Ship Is Not Sinking [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 08 2014]
Take steps to ensure drinking water safety [Published Williamson Daily News - Aug 07 2014]
Alpha Natural reinvents itself as Central Appal... [Published Mining.com - Aug 07 2014]
Late Night Open Thread: Burning Turds [Published Balloon Juice - Jul 31 2014]
Disgraced Coal Baron Don Blankenship Rebrands A... [Published The Nation - Jul 28 2014]
Surface mining's price [Published Times Union - Jul 27 2014]
Mining lawsuit filed for $1 million [Published Canada Standard - Jul 26 2014]
Peabody Energy Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Review [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 24 2014]
West Virginia Democrat scrutinized over mine ex... [Published FOXNews.com - Jul 22 2014]
Breaking Big Coal's Stranglehold [Published TakePart - Jul 18 2014]
4th Circuit Court of Appeals dismisses former U... [Published State Journal - Jul 18 2014]
When Companies Break Environmental Laws, Why ar... [Published AllGov - Jul 16 2014]
Evan Jenkins Sold Out WV Veterans to Fundraise ... [Published Noodls - Jul 16 2014]
Feds, widows agree to settle mine fire lawsuit [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jul 15 2014]
Aracoma widows glad it’s almost over [Published WVMetroNews - Jul 14 2014]
Climate Change Deniers Gather in Vegas, Vow to ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 11 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]
Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9am ET! [Published Daily Kos - Apr 04 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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Labaton Sucharow LLP And Robbins Geller Rudman ... [Published Financial Services - Mar 19 2014]
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