May 24, 2012 Dozens of federal mine safety inspectors descended into 43 coal mines in three Appalachian states Wednesday. The mines are now owned by Alpha Natural Resources, which absorbed Massey Energy after a 2010 mine disaster in West Virginia.
October 25, 2011 In a scathing report, the United Mine Workers condemns Massey Energy for its actions before the April 2010 explosion that killed 29 men.
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March 31, 2011 Though it had found problems, the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration(MSHA) failed to apply one of its toughest enforcement tools to the Upper Big Branch coal mine in West Virginia before a deadly explosion there last year.
August 26, 2010 Federal regulators vowed to crack down on mine operators who warn miners of inspectors' arrival.
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