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Abandoning mine safety

...clear from the Upper Big Branch disaster is that tough new rules put in place following the deaths of 12 miners at the Sago mine in West Virginia in 2006 still don't go far enough, and penalties imposed on mining companies that break them are too...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041310/opi_606354136.shtml
Opinion
Outside editorial: A mining tragedy

...have improved since Congress passed the 2006 Miner Act, which was its response to another West Virginia tragedy, the Sago Mine explosion, which killed 12 miners that year. But the fact that a mine could continue operating despite hundreds of safety...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041110/opi_604641659.shtml
Opinion
This Day in History

...the No. 5 Florida Gators crushed No. 6 Maryland 56-23 in the Orange Bowl. In 2006, a methane gas explosion at the Sago Mine in West Virginia claimed the lives of 12 miners, but one miner, Randal McCloy Jr., was eventually rescued. No. 4...

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This Day in History

...all 21 people on board. In 2006, the first funerals were held in West Virginia for the 12 miners who'd died in the Sago Mine disaster six days earlier. In the world In 1959, Charles De Gaulle was inaugurated as president of France's Fifth...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010807/sta_20070108012.shtml
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This Day in History

...55 miles an hour. (However, federal speed limits were abolished in 1995). In 2006, a methane gas explosion at the Sago Mine in West Virginia claimed the lives of 12 miners, but a 13th miner, Randal McCloy Jr., was eventually rescued. In...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010209/sta_373328146.shtml
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