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Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster


Nov 20, 1968

Gas and dust explosion occurred in Consolidation Coal Company's No. 9 mine at Farmington killing 78 miners

Apr 05, 2010

Explosions at Upper Big Branch mine killed 29 men

Other events that happened on or around April 05, 2010

Jun 01, 2011

Alpha Natural Resources purchased Massey Energy

Dec 06, 2011

U.S. Mine Safety and Healthy Administration released report on Upper Big Branch disaster

Aug 03, 2015

Alpha Natural Resources filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection


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