Mitt Romney, Murray Energy and coal criminals « Coal Tattoo: "Not reported is that the two-mile slurry pipeline which caused this spillage was illegally built without a permit — the Ohio state inspector some how missed seeing its construction during his inspections — then added the already constructed pipeline as an incidental boundary revision (that was done in days) instead of as a permit amendment (which would have taken months and included public comment).
The OSM Columbus Field Office shut both eyes on this being done.
Ohio miners say they were forced to attend Romney rally - latimes.com: "Several miners at Murray Energy’s Century coal mine in Beallsville, Ohio, contacted a nearby morning talk radio host, David Blomquist, over the last two weeks to say that they were forced to attend an Aug. 14 rally for Romney at the mine. Murray closed the mine the day of the rally, saying it was necessary for security and safety, then docked miners the day's pay. Asked by WWVA radio’s Blomquist about the allegations on Monday’s show, Murray chief operating officer Robert Moore said: “Attendance was mandatory but no one was forced to attend the event.”"