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By Eliza Griswold
Massey Energy runs the Upper Big Branch mine in Montcoal, W.Va., where 29 miners were killed last week. The loss of life is tragic, but the UBB explosion is more than tragic; it is criminal.
Posted on Apr 13, 2010
President Barack Obama has demanded an investigation into the deaths of 29 miners after an
explosion in a West Virginia coal mine brought new and widespread attention to hazards in the mining industry.
Posted on Apr 10, 2010
There is a dispiriting and, yes, heartbreaking sameness about how we respond to mining disasters.
Posted on Apr 8, 2010
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