Thu February 28, 2013
Environmental Watchdog

Former Massey Executive Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

A former mine company executive in West Virginia pleaded guilty today to federal charges stemming from the 2010 disaster at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch Mine. David Hughart was the Massey division president overseeing the mine when it exploded, killing 29 coal miners.

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