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    MSHA bulletins focus on diesel particulate matter

    May 18, 2011

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    Arlington, VA – The Mine Safety and Health Administration on May 16 reissued several Program Information Bulletins concerning diesel particulate matter.

    Topics include:

    • Complying with the diesel particulate matter standard
    • Using biodiesel fuel in underground equipment
    • A health hazard caused by platinum-based catalyzed diesel particulate matter exhaust filters
    • Field testing certain types of brakes

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