[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 124, 111th Congress, 2nd Session]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office, www.gpo.gov]

 
PROCLAMATION 8497--APR. 12, 2010

Proclamation 8497 of April 12, 2010
Honoring the Victims of the Montcoal, West Virginia, Mine Disaster
By the President of the United States of America
A Proclamation

As a mark of respect for the memory of those who perished in the mine
explosion in Montcoal, West Virginia, I hereby order, by the authority
vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of
America, that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff
at all public buildings and grounds and at all military facilities and
naval stations of the Federal Government in the State of West Virginia
until sunset on April 18, 2010.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this twelfth day of
April, in the year of our Lord two thousand ten, and of the Independence
of the United States of America the two hundred and thirty-fourth.
BARACK OBAMA