Upper Big Branch Mine Superintendent Charged

The Superintendent of the Upper Big Branch mine has been charged with conspiracy to defraud the federal government.

Gary May is the highest-ranking Massey Energy employee to face criminal prosecution after 29 miners were killed in an explosion at the West Virginia mine in April of 2010.

Former security chief Hughie Elbert Stover is awaiting sentencing for lying to investigators and for trying to destroy documents.

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