Coal Mine Case

While their attorneys say none of them were personally involved, federal prosecutors in Kentucky have ended their case against four former coal company executives.A former safety director testified Monday about how he attempted to cheat underground safety rules.The former Armstrong Coal officials are accused of ordering workers to skirt dust sampling regulations. Ron Ivy, a former safety director, says he was told by a superior to make sure the mine’s dust pumps were reading at the desired range.

Source: MG News

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