don blankenship http://wfpl.org en Ex-Massey CEO Blankenship Gives to Kentucky Democratic Party http://wfpl.org/post/ex-massey-ceo-blankenship-gives-kentucky-democratic-party <p>Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship made <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/former-coal-ceo-blankenship-tells-wsj-he-doesnt-plan-return-mining" target="_blank">news just last week </a>when he told the Wall Street Journal that he doesn't plan to return to mining, and also doesn't have political aspirations. But as <a href="http://blogs.courier-journal.com/politics/2012/12/07/don-blankenship-gives-10000-to-kentucky-democratic-party/" target="_blank">Tom Loftus of the Courier-Journal reports</a>, Blankenship also just contributed $10,000 to the Kentucky Democratic Party.</p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 18:00:00 +0000 Erica Peterson 2860 at http://wfpl.org Ex-Massey CEO Blankenship Gives to Kentucky Democratic Party Former Coal CEO Blankenship Tells WSJ He Doesn't Plan to Return to Mining http://wfpl.org/post/former-coal-ceo-blankenship-tells-wsj-he-doesnt-plan-return-mining <p>Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship <a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324020804578147621444572926.html?mod=googlenews_wsj" target="_blank">tells the Wall Street Journal</a> that despite <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/whats-former-coal-exec-don-blankenship-kentucky" target="_blank">incorporating several companies in Kentucky,</a> he doesn't have plans to return to the coal business.</p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 14:01:33 +0000 Erica Peterson 2704 at http://wfpl.org Former Coal CEO Blankenship Tells WSJ He Doesn't Plan to Return to Mining What's Former Coal Exec Don Blankenship Up To in Kentucky? http://wfpl.org/post/whats-former-coal-exec-don-blankenship-kentucky <p>Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship is back on the radar, but apparently not currently seeking any coal mining permits in Kentucky.</p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Erica Peterson 2469 at http://wfpl.org What's Former Coal Exec Don Blankenship Up To in Kentucky?