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The Supreme Court will not review the conviction of ex-coal executive Don Blankenship, the court announced Tuesday.

Blankenship, the former CEO of Massey Energy, was convicted of conspiring to violate federal mine safety standards following a 2010 explosion at a Massey mine that killed 29 workers in West Virginia. After serving one year in prison, Blankenship sought an overturn of his sentence due to alleged errors by the trial judge.

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