Massey CEO Announces Retirement Amid Criticism Over Mine DisasterPlay
Don Blankenship, the head of Massey Energy, will retire later this month. Massey, and Blankenship, have been under fire from federal officials after 29 miners were killed in an explosion at the company's Upper Big Branch Mine in April.
Journalist Jeff Goodell joins us to talk about the record Don Blankenship is leaving behind.
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This segment aired on December 10, 2010.