Former Massey owner faces mine explosion lawsuit

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The owner of the West Virginia mine where 29 men died in an explosion two years ago says they are making some serious changes.

Alpha Natural Resources, the company that acquired the mine last summer, says it will begin to permanently seal the mine soon.

The old owner, Massey Energy, was just sued April 4 by the relatives of one of the miners killed in the explosion.

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