2/26/12, a photo by Errant Ventures on Flickr. Tough week for the 365 project (among other things). I feel as though everyone is looking at me with accusing eyes…
Federal prosecutors have filed charges against Gary May, the former superintendent of Massey Energy’s Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia. More details at NPR.
2/19/12, a photo by Errant Ventures on Flickr. No comment. I just thought it was a decent shot.
A few months ago I signed up to run a half marathon. I ran one of these for the first time last year to show myself that I could manage to pick a goal, stick with it, and succeed at the race. I should say what I mean by succeed though. I’m not a fast […]
2/10/12, a photo by Errant Ventures on Flickr. Spotted on a recent walk home.
Ken Ward Jr. has an interesting post regarding the rumors about new strip mining at Blair Mountain. Right now it seems that everything is a bit hazy. The Sierra Club’s press release about the increased activity at Blair can be found here. I’ll be trying to keep up with this one as it develops. [Update […]
For the past six months or so my dissertation work has kept me from keeping up with any mining or mining safety news. Nevertheless, I do my best to watch the headlines. The latest headline out of West Virginia’s legislative response to the Upper Big Branch Disaster in 2010 has me boggled. Dave Jamieson at […]