Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 4:47 PM
Massey Energy kept two sets of safety log books at their Big Branch Mine in West Virginia, where 29 miners died after an explosion last year— one for the federal inspectors and one showing actual mine conditions.
Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 3:05 PM
CNN's Soledad O'Brien explores Appalachia's battle over the future of mountaintop removal mining.
Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 2:16 PM
The Upper Big Branch mine disaster was caused by coal dust ignition, compounded by safety failings, intimidation and deception by the mine's owner.
Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 1:01 PM
Congressman’s district is home to largest coal ash pond.
Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 12:09 PM
Tornadoes have plagued the U.S. in 2011, leading to record death tolls and property damage across the country. To grasp the scope of devastation, MNN breaks down the numbers behind this year's historic storms.
Tue, Jun 07, 2011 at 3:35 AM
'The Last Mountain' shows mined mountains in West Virginia and settles on a battle by locals and environmentalists to stop mining in Coal River Mountain.
Tue, May 31, 2011 at 2:12 PM
The Supreme Court ruled it did not have jurisdiction to consider the request by pension funds because a lower court had not yet ruled on the matter.
Tue, May 31, 2011 at 9:57 AM
Video: Environmentalist Robert Kennedy Jr. and activists are fighting to save West Virginia's Coal River Mountain from major coal corporations that practice mountain top removal. A new documentary, 'The Last Mountain,' documents the struggle.
Wed, May 25, 2011 at 2:59 PM
The charge came in a class action suit by investors who seek to block Massey's pending $7 billion takeover by Alpha Natural Resources Inc.
Fri, May 20, 2011 at 3:54 PM
The disease is on the rise again after retreating in the 30 years since Congress passed tougher mine safety laws.