COAL: Pugnacious Blankenship undaunted by accusations on anniversary of deadly mine blast Manuel Quiñones, E&E reporter Published: Monday, April 7, 2014 Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship won't back down. Please subscribe to Greenwire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.