surface mines en West Virginia State Senator Says Mining-Related Accident Shows Need for More Mining <p>The <a href="">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="">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