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Posted byon April 5, 2011 at 11:00 AM EST
On April 5, 2010, 29 miners died in an explosion at the Upper Big Branch Coal Mine in Montcoal, WV. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis discusses the efforts undertaken by the federal government to improve mine safety.
Posted byon March 31, 2011 at 10:44 AM EST
U.S. Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra releases the software code of the IT Dashboard and the TechStat toolkit.
Posted byon September 3, 2010 at 9:55 AM EST
The Department of Energy announces that two consortia - one led by the University of Michigan and one led by the West Virginia University - will receive a total of $25 million over the next five years under the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC).
Posted byon August 27, 2010 at 2:59 PM EST
A close look from the Energy Department on the progress of the Administration's efforts to weatherize homes, a key part of the emerging clean energy economy.
Posted byon July 16, 2010 at 9:49 AM EST
Joseph Main, Assistant Secretary for the Mine Safety and Health Administration, gives an update on changes in mine safety in the wake of the Upper Big Branch explosion.
Posted byon July 2, 2010 at 10:34 AM EST
The President discusses the sixth straight month of job growth in the private sector, and the jobs that will continue to be created throughout the summer by the Recovery Act.
Posted byon June 28, 2010 at 3:12 PM EST
The President and Vice President both speak with great sadness on the death of their former colleague in the Senate.
Posted byon April 29, 2010 at 11:00 PM EST
Walk step-by-step with the President as he attends a naturalization ceremony for some members of the armed forces, delivers a eulogy for West Virginia miners, welcomes the World Series Champion New York Yankees, travels to the midwest as part of his White House to Main Street tour, and much more.
Posted byon April 25, 2010 at 7:43 PM EST
The President and the Vice President travel to West Virginia for a memorial service for the miners lost in the tragedy at Upper Big Branch mine.
Posted byon April 16, 2010 at 5:00 AM EST
This installment of West Wing Week takes you step-by-step with the President as he returns from the Czech Republic, hosts the largest international summit ever held in Washington DC, and lays out a new vision for manned space exploration at the Kennedy Space Center. We even caught up with the First Lady as she made her first official solo international trip.