surface mines http://wfpl.org en West Virginia State Senator Says Mining-Related Accident Shows Need for More Mining http://wfpl.org/post/west-virginia-state-senator-says-mining-related-accident-shows-need-more-mining <p>The <a href="http://naturalresources.house.gov/Calendar/EventSingle.aspx?EventID=296697">House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources</a> held a hearing today on coal mining and the Environmental Protection Agency&rsquo;s veto of the Spruce Mine in West Virginia. I didn&rsquo;t cover the hearing, but Ken Ward of the Charleston (WV) Gazette did. He <a href="http://blogs.wvgazette.com/coaltattoo/2012/06/01/flooding-what-is-senator-kirkendoll-talking-about/">pointed out some peculiar testimony </a>from West Virginia State Senator Art Kirkendoll.</p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 20:34:01 +0000 Erica Peterson 511 at http://wfpl.org