Report: Mine Safety Agency 'Could Have Prevented' Deadly Disaster

An independent review of the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration's (MSHA) enforcement at the Upper Big Branch (UBB) coal mine in West Virginia says the agency failed to spot "a number of enforcement deficiencies" at the mine which were major factors in the April 2010 explosion that took 29 lives.

The report from an independent panel assembled by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health contains this stunning ... Full Story »

Posted by Fabrice Florin - via NPR, NewsRack (Energy)
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