Massey Climate Bill Protest Draws Verizon, Ted Nugent (Update2)
By Christopher Martin
Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Massey Energy Co.’s planned protest of climate legislation won support from Verizon Wireless for a free Labor Day event that will feature singers Ted Nugent and Hank Williams Jr.
The “sold out” Sept. 7 rally at one of Massey’s former coal mines in Holden, West Virginia, will highlight job losses caused by restrictions on carbon-dioxide emissions that scientists blame for accelerating global warming, said Massey Chief Executive Officer Donald Blankenship.
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