Massey Ignored Basic Safety Standards: W.Va. Blast Probe
The hazards at the Montcoal, W.Va., coal mine were part of a corporate culture that made unsafe practices the norm, including extremely low air flow, illegal ventilation changes, lack of basic safety equipment and inadequate rock dusting, according to an independent panel's report requested by former West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin III.
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