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  • The man behind the West Virginia mine disaster that killed 29 men Tuesday, December 14, 2010 � by jg

    Rolling Stone: Reporter Jeff Goodell tells the story of Don Blankenship, the coal mining executive who turned Massey Energy into a “national symbol of lethal greed.”

  • “Decades of environmental disasters show role of civil justice system in holding polluters accountable” Wednesday, July 7, 2010 � by jg

    A report from the American Association for Justice shows “how corporations have evaded U.S. environmental laws for decades, only to be later held accountable and responsible for clean-up through the civil justice system.”

  • Gulf rig owner invokes 1851 law seeking to limit liability Thursday, May 13, 2010 � by scott

    Swiss firm that owned the gulf drilling platform asks federal judge to limit its oil spill liability to $27 million.