Massey Energy Corporation

Type: Company
Name: Massey Energy Corporation (Massey Energy Co)
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Harvard U. president draws criticism from postal workers union

Criticism of Harvard University is coming from an unusual quarter: postal workers.The American Postal Workers Union is calling for President Drew Gilpin Faust to resign her seat on office supply store Staples’ board of directors if she won’t criticize ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Why Westmoreland Coal Company’s growth strategy is different

Westmoreland Coal Company: The gold standard for US coal producers (Part 3 of 12)( Continued from Part 2 )Kemmerer MineWestmoreland Coal Company (WLB) bought the Kemmerer Mine in Wyoming from Chevron (CVX) in 2012 at a cost of $164.5 million. The mine ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

The Surprising Way Political Ads Are Impacting Judge’s Decisions On Alleged Criminals

CREDIT: Screemshot from ad against William O’Neill When William O’Neill was running to become an Ohio Supreme Court justice in 2012, an attack ad by the state Republican Party pegged him as expressing “sympathy for rapists,” while his opponent Robert ... [Published Think Progress - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Regcession - Enough is Enough

Controversial new documentary released online. Claims the EPA is causing worldwide pollution and killing American jobs.FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAdroit Films, LLC is excited to announce the release of their controversial documentary, " ." The documentary ... [Published PR Urgent - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Grist Writer Bashes Former Coal CEO: ‘Frightening & Sociopathic’

Eco-lefty David Roberts is at it again: spewing hateful remarks about people he disagrees with. Roberts, a staff writer at the liberal environmental website Grist.com, and self-described “climate hawk,” tweeted  out a nasty attack on Don Blankenship ... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Newsnerd Chris Hayes Meets Match In Stack Of Talking Points Wearing A Skin Suit

This post brought to you by the Patty Dumpling Endowed Chair for Coalmine Explosions, Oil Spills, and Dick Jokes. Don Blankenship is the kind of capitalist who gives robber barons a bad name, and the sort of guy you can point to when Fox News wonders ... [Published Wonkette - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 2 reports

Impartiality of justices at issue as 'John Doe' case develops By Dee J. Hall

Should the four-member conservative majority on the Wisconsin Supreme Court decide a case that revolves around groups that spent more than $8 million to get them elected?That question is being considered as the high court weighs whether to wade into the ... [Published TwinCities.com - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Cheap coal attracts small buyers for mines

New York • Russian steelmaker Severstal got $60 million when it sold PBS Coals in July, less than a tenth of what it paid for the Appalachia mining company six years ago.The worst U.S. coal market in decades is driving Severstal and other big mine owners ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Oct 02 2014]
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 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]

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"These kinds of episodes are going to happen over and over again as more money piles up around state judicial elections" he said
"There’s always going to be a base level of demand for Central Appalachian coal," he said in an interview. "We’ll always be competitive to supply it at a cost that leaves room for an appropriate return on capital."
"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?'"

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Why Westmoreland Coal Company’s growth strategy... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Oct 23 2014]
Harvard U. president draws criticism from posta... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Oct 23 2014]
The Surprising Way Political Ads Are Impacting ... [Published Think Progress - Oct 21 2014]
Regcession - Enough is Enough [Published PR Urgent - Oct 15 2014]
Grist Writer Bashes Former Coal CEO: ‘Frighteni... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - Oct 10 2014]
Newsnerd Chris Hayes Meets Match In Stack Of Ta... [Published Wonkette - Oct 08 2014]
Impartiality of justices at issue as 'John Doe'... [Published TwinCities.com - Oct 06 2014]
Justices face questions as 'John Doe' probe lan... [Published Chippewa Falls Online - Oct 05 2014]
Eric Holder won’t be missed as Attorney General [Published Drexel University Triangle - Oct 03 2014]
Cheap coal attracts small buyers for mines [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Oct 02 2014]
Coal Market Plunge Has Taken Alpha Natural Reso... [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 01 2014]
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]
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]
CIL project in Africa faces delay [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 20 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]
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The Surprising Way Political Ads Are Impacting ... [Published Think Progress - Oct 21 2014]
CREDIT: Screemshot from ad against William O’Neill When William O’Neill was running to become an Ohio Supreme Court justice in 2012, an attack ad by the state Republican Party pegged him as expressing “sympathy for rapists,” while his opponent Robert ...
Grist Writer Bashes Former Coal CEO: ‘Frighteni... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - Oct 10 2014]
Eco-lefty David Roberts is at it again: spewing hateful remarks about people he disagrees with. Roberts, a staff writer at the liberal environmental website Grist.com, and self-described “climate hawk,” tweeted  out a nasty attack on Don Blankenship ...
Newsnerd Chris Hayes Meets Match In Stack Of Ta... [Published Wonkette - Oct 08 2014]
This post brought to you by the Patty Dumpling Endowed Chair for Coalmine Explosions, Oil Spills, and Dick Jokes. Don Blankenship is the kind of capitalist who gives robber barons a bad name, and the sort of guy you can point to when Fox News wonders ...
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 ...
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