Convicted Coal Mine CEO Is Taking His Case To The U.S. Supreme Court

Convicted Coal Mine CEO Is Taking His Case To The U.S. Supreme Court

A plaque memorializes 29 miners killed in a 2010 explosion at a Massey Energy mine in West Virginia. Former Massey CEO Don Blankenship wants the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn his conviction on charges of willfully violating mine safety and health standards.

Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship announced his plan to appeal after he completed a one-year federal prison sentence for conspiracy to violate federal mine safety laws.

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Source: NPR
Convicted Coal Mine CEO Is Taking His Case To The U.S. Supreme Court

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