Deaths-head Jester

[The Project]
[The ApocaDocs]
[Equal Share]
The Six Scenarios:
[Species Collapse]
[Infectious Disease]
[Climate Chaos]
[Resource Depletion]
[Biology Breach]


It's weekly, funny, and free!


More than 5,600 stories!

A great gift
for crisis deniers!

The ApocaDocs have a Book!
Humoring the Horror of the
Converging Emergencies
94 color pages
$24.99 now $15!
Or read FREE online!


Ping this story
in social media:

Posted Sat Apr 10 2010: from Reuters:
Missing West Virginia miners found dead, blast toll at 29
Four missing West Virginia coal miners were found dead early on Saturday, nearly five days after an explosion killed 25 others in the worst U.S. mining disaster in nearly four decades. The four bodies were found in an area of the Massey Energy mine briefly searched after the blast on Monday but were missed by rescuers amid heavy smoke, Kevin Stricklin of the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration told reporters. Rescue teams found the miners on their fourth attempt after earlier efforts were thwarted by thick smoke, fire and an explosive build-up of methane, carbon monoxide and hydrogen... "We did not get the miracle we prayed for," an emotional West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin told a news briefing.
[Read more stories about: coal issues, health impacts, corporate malfeasance]

No reader quips yet -- be the first!

Got a PaniQuip?

Your Quip (limit 140 characters, no links, just wit):

First name:

The text shown in the Web image to the right:

We reserve the right to reuse, remove, or refuse any entry.

'Doc Jim says:
prayers unanswered for/miners, canaries who could/not take wing in time

More stories:
  • Traffic-Related Pollution Near Schools Linked to Development of Asthma in Pupils, Study Suggests
  • Rarest of the Rare: List of Critically Endangered Species
  • (Missing West Virginia miners found dead, blast toll at 29)
  • UN climate talks to resume amid fear of more divisions
  • On Plains, concern about another Dust Bowl

  • Want to explore more?
    Try the PaniCloud!
    Copyright 2010 The