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The Upper Big Branch Mine Tragedy: Testimony of Family Members
The House Education and Labor Committee announced today that the committee will hold a field hearing in Beckley, West Virginia on the worst mining tragedy in the U.S. in almost four decades. On April 5, an explosion at Massey Energy’s Upper Big Branch Mine in Montcoal, West Virginia killed 29 miners and injured others.
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Hon. Joe Manchin III, Governor of West Virginia
Eddie Cook, Uncle of Adam Morgan
Gary Quarles, Father of Gary Wayne Quarles
Alice Peters, Mother-In-Law of Edward “Dean” Jones
Steve Morgan, Father of Adam Morgan
Clay Mullins, Brother of Rex Mullins
Stanley “Goose” Stewart, Upper Big Branch Miner