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Topic - Gregory Wagner
Mine safety officials are painting a portrait of ineptitude and confusion by officials at Massey Energy Co. in the months before an explosion at the company's West Virginia mine killed 29 men.
He claims Massey had "serious problems" following its ventilation plan, resulting in MSHA citing the Upper Big Branch mine 23 times between September 2009 and April 5, 2010.
Mr. Wagner said MSHA later provided him a "courtesy copy."