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ID:

133

Date:

2006-02-17

Headline:

Ventilation problems cited before Sago

Reporter's name:

Ken Ward Jr.

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Charleston Gazette

City:

Charleston, WV

Summary:

Mine Safety and Health Administration inspection notes and other records obtained under FOIA reveal that federal inspectors had major safety concerns with the Sago Mine in the months before the January 2006 explosion that killed 12 miners, the Charleston Gazette reported.

Keywords:

Sago mine; federal inspectors; ventilators


Agencies:

MSHA

States:

WV

Categories:

mine safety


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