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Report: Massey Faces Record Fine for West Virginia Mine Explosion

HeadlinesDec 06, 2011

Federal regulators are reportedly preparing to slap Massey Energy with the largest fine ever levied on a U.S. mining company for the West Virginia mine explosion that killed 29 workers last year. According to the Wall Street Journal, the Mine Safety and Health Administration will release a report today issuing about 360 safety citations against Massey. The company Alpha Natural Resources bought Massey in June and will be responsible for payment.

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