What Does it Mean for Mine Safety, Now That Blankenship is Guilty?

Now that the former CEO of Massey Energy, who operated the Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia, USA, has been found guilty of  conspiring to violate federal mine safety standards, what does it mean for the future of safety in American mines?

Here is an audio podcast from Inside Appalachia.

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