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Massey: West Virginia Mine Families Offered $3 Million Deals

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - (AP) Massey Energy Co. has offered families of the 29 miners killed in the Upper Big Branch coal mine explosion $3 million apiece to settle their claims, according to a document filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The detail included in the filing is Massey's...

WV: Alpha to Pay Over $200M in Fines, Restitution for Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster

Charleston, WV - The Charleston Gazette reports that Alpha Natural Resources has agreed to pay over $200 million in fines, victim restitution, and safety improvements with respect to the Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster in April 2010 that killed 29 miners.