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  •  Well, they've been addressed by unions... (1+ / 0-)
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    ...and ignored.  According to the company, the state of West Virginia, and MSHA a lightning strike was the cause of the disaster--so says the final report released by the state.  Whether that's true or not remains to be seen.

    •  Lightning may have been cause of explosion (5+ / 0-)

      but the miners did not die in the explosion, the conditions that lead to the gas build-up were not addressed by company, safety violations raised by inspections were not corrected, and safety equipiment requested by the union was not provided.  

      A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. - Aristotle

      by DWG on Tue Dec 19, 2006 at 08:12:15 AM PST

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