There is an offer on the table for the families of the 29 miners killed last year in the Upper Big Branch Mine. There are reports that Massey Energy is offering each family three million dollars to settle any lawsuit pending against the Company. They must decide by June 1st whether to accept the offer. Shortly after that, the Mine and Safety Health Administration will release its preliminary report about what caused the explosion.
Massey Energy Settlement Offer
May 6th, 2011 WSWV News