Monthly Archives: April 2016

GUADALCANAL COMMUNITY DOWNSTREAM OF TROUBLED GOLD RIDGE MINE FEAR DEWATERING IS OUT OF CONTROL

April 7,2016   http://www.solomonstarnews.com/news/national/10086-heavy-rain-threatens-tailings-facility   Sadly, this news this morning from the Solomon’s, underscores the universality of the issues of disenfranchisement and lack of accountability to fundamental community needs and values that is indemic to the “social license to operate” … Continue reading

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Blankenship , Energy CEO, Jailed In Fatal 2010 Mine Accident

  Per Business Insurance “Former Massey Energy Co. CEO Don Blankenship was sentenced Wednesday to a year in federal prison and ordered to pay a $250,000 fine for his role in the Upper Big Branch mine explosion in West Virginia … Continue reading

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