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MSHA reopens comment periods for proposed rule on proximity detection systems, RFI on diesel exhaust

Arlington, VA – The Mine Safety and Health Administration on Jan. 9 announced it is reopening two comment periods: one regarding a Request for Information on underground miner exposure to diesel exhaust, and the other on a proposed rule that would require underground coal mine operators to equip coal-hauling machines and scoops with proximity detection systems.
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MSHA to host public hearings on proximity detection systems

Arlington, VA – The Mine Safety and Health Administration is scheduled to host four stakeholder meetings in October about its proposed rule that would require underground coal mine operators to equip coal hauling machines and scoops with proximity detection technology.
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Sen. Rockefeller recounts ‘black lung’ efforts

Bluefield, WV – Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) met with miners, stakeholders, and miner safety and health advocates on Sept. 5 to discuss ending “black lung” – a deadly but preventable lung disease also known as coal workers’ pneumoconiosis.
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