US mine boss charged over miners’ deaths


This video is called Shocking Report On Mining Company – Massey Energy.

A government prosecutor charged a former Massey Energy mine manager today with conspiring to obstruct federal regulators before a 2010 explosion that killed 29 miners: here. See also here.

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health found that if the federal mine regulatory agency had enforced basic safety standards, the 2010 disaster at Massey’s Upper Big Branch mine could have been prevented: here.

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