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Citing Mine Inspector’s ‘Animus,’ Judge Softens Tough Enforcement Action

USA - June 7 2016 Convinced that the tough enforcement action brought against a West Virginia coal operator by an inspector for the Mine Safety and Health...

Elevated Fine Lacks Justification, Mine Safety Agency Attorney Concedes

USA - May 2 2016 A government attorney agreed with opposing counsel that the Mine Safety and Health Administration had not justified a proposed 127 percent increase...

Is MSHA giving you enough time to abate citations?

USA - March 11 2016 Is your MSHA inspector issuing citations with short abatement times regardless of how long it will take to fix the cited conditions? According to a...

Avi Meyerstein.

Mine Safety Citation for Poor Illumination Not Justified, Judge Rules

USA - February 26 2016 A judge has thrown out a citation against a Tennessee rock producer for inadequate illumination because the mine safety inspector wrote the alleged...

Uncontrolled Energy Sources Targeted in New MSHA Initiative

USA - February 1 2016 The Mine Safety and Health Administration has launched an enforcement and educational outreach initiative to call attention to the danger of working...