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VA: Southwestern VA Coal Mine Fined In 2009 Mining Fatality
Posted on 20 Aug 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Arlington, VA (CompNewsNetwork) - The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration today announced $542,400 in proposed penalties against Big Laurel Mining Corp. The mining operation, located in Wise County, Va., was cited for... Read More

Mine Commission Rules In Favor Of MSHA In Massey Energy Case
Posted on 23 Sep 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Arlington, VA (CompNewsNetwork) - The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration announced that an Administrative Law Judge with the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission has ruled in favor of MSHA in a legal challenge... Read More

CO: Gov. Thanks Vilsack for Approving Mine Expansion Project
Posted on 14 May 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Denver, CO (CompNewsNetwork) - Gov. Bill Ritter today thanked U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack for approving the construction of key health and safety facilities which will allow a West Slope coal mine to move forward with planned operations. ... Read More

MSHA Takes Steps To Overhaul 'Broken' Pattern Of Violations Program
Posted on 28 Sep 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Arlington, VA (CompNewsNetwork) - The Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration has announced new screening criteria for the pattern of violations enforcement program, which gives the agency additional enforcement tools to use at... Read More