Feds cite Massey Energy for serious violations after surprise inspection at W.Va. coal mine

MSHA: Massey cited for serious violations in W.Va.

Massey Energy accuses federal investigators of destroying evidence W.Va. mine

Massey: Feds destroyed evidence at W.Va. mine

Government regulators report big overtime bills for Upper Big Branch blast investigation

Regulators report OT bills for W.Va. mine probe

W.Va.: More than 100 explosion subpoenas issued after Massey workers began skipping interviews

W.Va.: More than 100 explosion subpoenas issued

Federal safety regulators cite Massey for hundreds of violations found at Upper Big Branch

MSHA cites Massey for hundreds of W.Va. violations

Massey CEO: Evidence shows W.Va. miners knew of methane flood before blast in coal mine

Massey CEO: Miners knew of methane before blast

Massey chief accuses federal mine safety officials of lying in W.Va. mine blast investigation

Massey chief accuses feds of lying in W.Va. probe

Mine safety agency chief announces emergency coal dust rule in response to W.Va. explosion

Mine safety agency has new rule after W.Va. blast

Federal official: tests show excessive coal dust found in W.Va. mine before deadly April blast

MSHA says explosive coal dust found at W.Va. mine

Federal official says tests show explosive coal dust found across W.Va. mine before explosion

MSHA: Excess coal dust found at W.Va. mine

Massey Energy blames regulators for expected third-quarter loss, lower profit

Massey warns of impending third-quarter loss

AP Exclusive: Miners’ log books chronicled buildup of flammable coal dust at doomed W.Va. mine

President Barack Obama hosts a press conference

Nike to alter image of strip mine in promo ad for coal-themed WVU football uniform

President Barack Obama

Mountaintop removal activists demand Nike, WVU pull promo ad for coal-themed football uniform

Barack Obama

Feds warn mine operators not to give workers advance notice of surprise inspections

Feds: Don’t tip off miners on surprise inspections

New evidence found in W.Va. mine explosion; methane detector registered explosive gas level

MSHA: New evidence found in W.Va. mine explosion

Federal mine official: methane gas may be bubbling up in area of WVa mine hit by deadly blast

Federal official: Gas may be bubbling in WVa mine

MSHA accuses Massey of failing to report dozens of accidents at W.Va. mine before explosion

MSHA: Massey didn’t report accidents at W.Va. mine

Federal mine safety inspectors told to increase enforcement of mine ventilation requirements

Feds step up ventilation enforcement in mines

Federal official: 36-foot-long crack in W.Va. mine didn’t cause blast, disputes Massey claim

Feds, Massey dispute what caused W.Va. mine blast

MSHA seeks ruling requiring Massey to permanently rehire miner who commented on safety issues

MSHA files 2nd complaint over fired Massey miner

MSHA: No evidence of ‘massive crack’ Massey says may have spewed methane into W.Va. mine

MSHA: No evidence of ‘massive’ crack in W.Va. mine

Tests show methane monitors in W.Va. mine where 29 died not electronically tampered with

Tests: No tampering of mine monitors where 29 died

Miner dies after being pinned between collapsed wall, equipment at Consol coal mine in W.Va.

Worker killed in accident at W.Va. coal mine

Massey plans to build new entrance, resume mining at W.Va. mine

Massey: Mining to resume at W.Va. mine

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Massey Energy plans to resume extracting coal by constructing a new entrance to its Upper Big Branch mine within months, despite continuing investigations of the explosion that killed 29 men there in April, the company’s chief executive said Wednesday.

Massey Energy reports $88.7M second-quarter loss tied to deadly W.Va. mine explosion

Massey Energy reports $88.7M Q2 loss

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Upper Big Branch mine isn’t likely to reopen in 2010 because of ongoing investigations and damage from the April 5 explosion that killed 29 men, Massey Energy Co. said Tuesday.

Massey says new data shows explosive methane spiked before April blast that killed 29 miners

Massey: Methane levels spiked before W.Va. blast

Mine safety officials say facts don’t support Massey claims on ventilation

Mine officials slam Massey claims on ventilation

House committee approves bill mine safety bill prompted by deadly W.Va. explosion

House panel approves tough mine safety bill

EPA takes new look at natural gas drilling, water issues key to nation’s energy future

EPA takes new look at gas drilling, water issues

Massey foremen plead guilty to charges stemming from W.Va. coal mine fire that killed 2

4 Massey foremen plead guilty in deadly mine fire

Massey Energy settles lawsuit filed by family of W.Va. coal miner killed in 2008 accident

Massey settles lawsuit over miner’s death in 2008

Conditions underground delaying probe of what caused W.Va. mine blast that killed 29

Problems underground hamper W.Va. mine blast probe

Massey Energy sends top-ranking executive into W.Va. mine to help with investigation

Massey exec heads underground for W.Va. probe

4 Massey supervisors charged with federal crimes stemming from deadly 2006 mine fire

Massey workers face criminal charges in W.Va. fire

Coal miner killed in accident at Massey Energy operation in southern West Virginia.

Miner dies at Massey operation in W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Another Massey Energy coal miner has died from injuries suffered at one of the troubled company’s West Virginia mines.

2nd fire in a year damages Massey Energy coal processing plant in West Virginia

Fire damages Massey coal plant in W.Va.

STOLLINGS, W.Va. — The second fire in a year will delay the reopening of a southern West Virginia coal processing plant, owner Massey Energy Co. said Wednesday.

Labor secretary: Time to replace federal mine safety agency’s process for ID’ing trouble spots

Labor secretary faults mine scrutiny process

Massey Energy sues to strip federal coal industry regulator of power on mine-ventilation plans

Massey Energy sues MSHA over mine ventilation

Teams resume search of W.Va. coal mine ahead of investigation of explosion that killed 29

Teams resume exploring W.Va. mine where 29 died

Teams expected to resume search of W.Va. coal mine Monday

Teams expected back at W.Va. mine Monday

MONTCOAL, W.Va. — Inspection teams are expected to continue searching the West Virginia coal mine where 29 men died in the industry’s worst U.S. disaster in 40 years.

Massey says teams find crack that could have allowed methane through doomed W.Va. mine’s floor

Massey says teams find crack in W.Va. mine’s floor

W.Va. issues subpoenas in mine explosion probe to compel testimony from reluctant witnesses

W.Va. issues subpoenas in mine explosion probe

Gas company says fire from W.Va. gas well explosion is out; no word on capping effort

Gas company says W.Va. well fire is out

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — The fire that has burned for days from a gas drilling explosion that injured seven workers in West Virginia is finally out.

Owner says teams complete examination of key area of W.Va. mine where 29 died

Exam done of key area in W.Va. mine disaster

MSHA: Exploratory teams reach working face of W.Va. coal mine where 29 died in April 5 blast

MSHA: Teams reach working face of W.Va. mine

Judge finds no pattern of violations at Massey mine in Virginia

Judge: no pattern of violations at Massey mine

White House threatens to veto GOP-led move to stop EPA ruling on greenhouse gases

GOP bid to stop EPA ruling faces White House veto

Massey says federal agency requires unsafe mine ventilation plan that fails to control methane

Massey says feds require unsafe mine ventilation

Methane suspected in W.Va. gas well blast; company says it will let gas burn off over 2-3 days

Fire from W.Va. gas well blast will burn 2-3 days