Alpha Natural Resources Inc. ’s decision to retain top executives of Massey Energy Co. , owner of the West Virginia coal mine where 29 workers died last year, is being questioned by two Democratic lawmakers.
Massey Energy Co. , owner of the West Virginia mine where 29 workers died in a 2010 blast, was cited by U.S. regulators for more than two dozen safety violations, including inadequate ventilation, at a mine run by Inman Energy.
Rajat Gupta, while on the Goldman Sachs Group Inc. board in 2008, told Galleon Group LLC co- founder Raj Rajaratnam of the board’s talks on whether to buy American International Group Inc. or Wachovia Corp., according to a wiretapped recording.
Massey Energy Co., dealing with the death of 29 miners at one of its West Virginia coal mines, is being investigated by the FBI for possible bribery of state and federal inspectors, a person familiar with the probe said.
A small ignition of methane gas combined with a buildup of coal dust inside Massey Energy Co .’s Upper Big Branch mine triggered the April explosion that killed 29 miners, the Obama administration said today.