Independent Investigation Blames Massey, Lax Regulation for 29 Deaths

"A team of independent investigators has concluded that a corporate culture at Massey Energy put coal production before safety, prompting a collection of major safety infractions that caused the Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster." Their report also faulted state and federal mine safety regulators for lax enforcement.

Source: Charleston Gazette, 05/20/2011
June 13, 2011 to June 14, 2011

Responding to Climate Change in the Caribbean

This policy-focused conference aims to bring together researchers, officials and representatives of the private sector and NGOs to find effective, forward-looking responses to climate change in the Caribbean.



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