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A Settlement Made in the Upper Big Branch Mine Explosion

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(WVVA)- Alpha Natural Resources Representatives say federal prosecutors closed a $210,000,000 settlement in the Upper Big Branch Explosion case.

The Bristol, VA based company won't face any criminal charges for the West Virginia mine explosion that killed 29 people in 2010.

The company must abide by the terms they agreed on.

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