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Putting The ‘H’ Back In MSHA?

Agency Leadership to Focus on Protecting Miners From Dust Exposure.

According to its leadership, MSHA is working to “put the ‘H’ back in ‘MSHA.’” Testifying in Congress in June, Assistant Secretary Zatezalo stated that he is “paying close attention to the ‘H’ in MSHA: miners’ health.” He emphasized that MSHA will “aggressively enforce existing standards to ensure that operators protect miners from exposure to respirable dust and quartz.”

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Humpty Dumpty and the Zombie Apocalypse

A Recent Supreme Court Decision Could Change The Way Courts (Including The Federal Mine Safety And Health Review Commission) Decide What Regulations Really Mean.

By Mark Savit and Erik Dullea

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Know Your Rules

There Are Deadlines To Contest/Challenge MSHA Enforcement Actions, But The Deadlines Are Not Always Obvious

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The Hardrock Mining Financial Assurance Saga Is Far From Over.

Read more: A CERCLA Update