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WV Mine Owner-Funded Video Absolves WV Mine Owner in Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster Deaths

WV Mine Owner-Funded Video Absolves WV Mine Owner in Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster Deaths
Don Blankenship's hubris is surpassed only by his greed. The “Dark Lord of Coal Country,” as the former CEO of Massey Energy has been called, is using the fourth anniversary of the tragic Upper Big Branch Mine explosion not to honor the lives of the fallen mines, but to absolve himself of any responsibility for the 29 deaths, even having the nerve to point blame at the Mine Safety and Health Administration.
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Italian Judge: Coal Plant Caused Over 400 Deaths, Orders Shutdown

Italian Judge: Coal Plant Caused Over 400 Deaths, Orders Shutdown
An Italian judge has ordered the shutdown of a coal-fired power plant that has been blamed for at least 442 deaths. Public prosecutors had argued that pollution from the plant in Italy’s Liguria region had caused the premature deaths and between 1,700 - 2,000 cases of heart and lung disease.
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