Don Blankenship Responds to Congressman McKinley’s Letter

Don Blankenship responded to Congressman David McKinley’s letter,which was dated May 20, 2013. Read Congressman McKinley’s letter via the link below: Letter to Don Blankenship from Congressman David McKinley Don Blankenship P.O. Box 1757 Williamson, WV 25661 June 3, 2014 U.S. Representative David McKinley 709 Beechurst Ave., Suite 14B Morgantown, WV 26505 Congressman McKinley: Thanks for responding to my letter. Naturally I am disappointed that you did not address all of the questions, particularly the two easiest ones. Are you aware that the Mine Safety and Health Administration is requiring coal companies and miners to idle continuous miner scrubbers and have you looked at the natural gas samples? You also say in your letter that there are several reports concerning the UBB accident. You mentioned some completed by outside organizations but I am not sure what you are referring to there. As for the MSHA report and the Davitt McAteer report these are not investigations but rather political documents. Let me clearly emphasize that I very, very much appreciate your response and your invitation for me to send you my suggested legislative changes. The most fundamental of my recommended changes are noted in the documentary which aired on TV this […]

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