"People who run coal mines have a fundamental obligation to be honest with mine regulators. When mine operators resort to tricks and deceit to keep government officials in the dark, our mine safety system unravels and miners are put in harm's way."
Goodwin, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, was announcing the guilty plea of a former superintendent of the Upper Big Branch Mine, Gary May, who confessed to conspiring to impede the Mine Safety and Health Administration's enforcement efforts. See Labor History, below.
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