"Former Mine Boss Pleads To Lying About Methane Levels"

"CLARKSBURG, W.Va. -- A former foreman at one of West Virginia's largest underground coal mines admitted Wednesday that he lied about conducting a key safety test, as a federal criminal probe continued into allegations that Patriot Coal officials covered up evidence of explosive methane levels at their Federal No. 2 Mine in Monongalia County."

Ken Ward Jr. reports for the Charleston Gazette March 10, 2010.

Source: Charleston Gazette, 03/11/2010