Is Big River Mining reopening?

Is Big River Mining reopening?

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Pomeroy, OH

#1 Dec 13, 2011
I know it closed in April,2010 after the Upper Big Branch mine disaster, because of safety violations. Is it ever going to reopen? Just wondering.
foo- man-chew

Hundred, WV

#2 Dec 16, 2011
Let's hope not

United States

#3 Jan 2, 2012
We need it to reopen for the coalminers around here!!!!

Saint Marys, WV

#4 Jan 5, 2012
coalman wrote:
We need it to reopen for the coalminers around here!!!!
We do need the jobs in this area BUT safety is a big concern especially in THAT mine. Bring in the Union to protect yourselves.
coal hog

United States

#5 Jan 12, 2012
If cline still has a foot in it safety should not be a concern. Iv worked at a few of his il mines and there awesome and have some of the best safety records in the business.

Clarksburg, WV

#6 Jun 23, 2012
wish they would rent those houses?
wv coalminer

United States

#7 Dec 14, 2012
union....whats thatthe umwa is no more

United States

#8 Dec 19, 2012
Heard there pose to close it off n flood it in janurary
i think

Lumberport, WV

#9 Dec 20, 2012
its a waste of money but dont worry power company will make us pay for it,they been working there for two years and no coal to show for it,but thats just what i think,

Wilmington, OH

#10 Dec 31, 2012
Big river is sealed and will be flooded within 10 months. Washplant will be tore down n January. Big River Mining is no more.

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