Wednesday, February 01, 2006

WV Governor closes state coal mines for safety checks - Governor asks coal mines to stop production: Gov. Joe Manchin has called for a temporary stop to West Virginia coal production after two fatal accidents in Boone County today.

Update: John Cole points to updated stories, and MShane has pictures from the Governor's press conference.

Update 2: Timeline of recent mine accidents
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