Justice Family Mines Owe $4.3M in Safety Violation Fines, Data Analysis Shows
An Ohio Valley ReSource analysis of federal mine safety data shows that the companies belonging to the family of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice owe $4.3 million in unpaid mine safety violations. That is far more than the companies owed when Justice ran for governor in 2016, when he pledged to make good on such debts. As Brittany Patterson reports, the Justice companies continue to have the highest unpaid mine safety debt in the nation.
Also on today's show, a former West Virginia Supreme Court justice at the center of an impeachment scandal has reported to federal prison for his two-year sentence.
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