Former Massey Employee Convicted in West Virginia Mining Disaster Cover-Up

October 27, 2011
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In news from West Virginia, a former employee of Massey Energy was convicted of two felonies for his role in the cover-up of the Upper Big Branch mining disaster that left 29 miners dead last year. Hughie Stover worked as security chief for the mine. He was convicted of making false statements to FBI and Mine Safety and Health Administration investigators and of obstructing a federal investigation.