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Family members mourn the loss of a loved one killed in an explosion at Massey Energy Co.'s Upper Big Branch mine in April. (AP)
Family members mourn the loss of a loved one killed in an explosion at Massey Energy Co.'s Upper Big Branch mine in April. (AP)

Months after an underground explosion that killed 29 men in West Virginia, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MHSA) is starting an aggressive campaign to tamp down on mines with safety violations.  The federal agency is trying to shut down a mine in Kentucky that's owned by Massey Energy. The MSHA is also threatening to seize Massey's Upper Big Branch Mine in West Virginia, where the deadly explosion occurred last April.

We get an update from Dennis Roddy, who co-authored a recent series on coal mining for the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.

This segment aired on November 29, 2010.

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