from National Public Radio: "
One year ago todayhttp://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/06/07/136854726/massey-alpha-coal-mine-merger-approved-by-shareholders, Alpha Natural Resources officially absorbed the troubled coal mining company Massey Energy, which had one of the worst safety recordshttp://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125864847in the industry. It was Massey's Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia that was ripped apart by a powerful explosion in April, 2010http://www.npr.org/series/131960177/massey-mine-investigation, and multiple investigationshttp://www.npr.org/2011/05/19/136426906/report-blasts-massey-for-deviance-in-safety-cultureblamed a corporate culture that put profits before safety. Twenty nine coal miners died in the worst mine disaster in 40 years."
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