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The North Shore Outlooks
Stop fighting Massey bridge, Delta mayor urges Metro Vancouver
Delta Mayor Lois Jackson is calling a TransLink study "garbage" after it cast doubt on the merits of building a new bridge to replace the Massey Tunnel.
The Richmond Review
Tolls to rule Massey congestion, new bridge or not
Replacing the Massey Tunnel with a big new bridge will bring worse Highway 99 rush hour congestion than motorists now experience unless the new crossing is tolled, according to a new study for TransLink.
System-wide upgrades aim to reduce polluted coal-mine discharges in five states
On Wednesday, March 5, the Department of Justice and Environmental Protection Agency announced that Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. , one of the nation's largest coal companies, Alpha Appalachian Holdings , and 66 subsidiaries will spend an estimated $200 million to install and operate wastewater treatment systems and implement comprehensive, ... (more)
The Joplin Independent
Nation's largest coal company promise to clean up
Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. , one of the nation's largest coal companies, Alpha Appalachian Holdings , and 66 subsidiaries have agreed to spend an estimated $200 million to install and operate wastewater treatment systems and to implement comprehensive, system-wide upgrades to reduce discharges of pollution from coal mines in Kentucky, ... (more)
Judge gives preliminary OK to Alpha settlement
Alpha Natural Resources says a federal judge has given preliminary approval to a $265 million settlement with former Massey Energy investors who say they were deliberately misled about the company's safety record .
UBB investigation continues, Goodwin says
Federal prosecutors are continuing their investigation of the Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster and of broader safety issues at the former Massey Energy, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin says.
Alpha: $210m W.Va. mine blast settlement closed
Alpha Natural Resources says federal prosecutors have closed a $210 million settlement stemming from a West Virginia mine explosion that killed 29 workers in 2010.