The Mine Safety and Health Administration solicited comments related to the implementation of emergency response plans for underground coal mines required under Section 2 of the Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act of 2006, 30 U.S.C. 801, as amended by Pub. L. No. 109-236, June 15, 2006, 120 Stat. 493, (MINER Act). Information received will assist MSHA in the development of a program policy letter (PPL) that would provide guidance to the mining public on compliance with the emergency response plan requirement of Section 2 of the MINER Act.
The comments that were received are provided below.
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|COMMENT-1||Bruce Watzman, V.P. - Safety, Health & H.R., National Mining Association|
|COMMENT-2||Harry D. Childress, Government Affairs Agent, Cumberland Resources Corporation|
|COMMENT-3||Timothy J. Baker, Deputy Administrator, UMWA|
|COMMENT-4||David Pelphrey, Dean Community, Workforce, Economic Development, Big Sandy Community and Technical College|
|COMMENT-5||Hanns J. Billmayer, Mining Ergonomics Consultant|
|COMMENT-6||John E. Ballard CMSP, MSHA Instructor|
|COMMENT-7||Ernal Shaw, Safety Manager, Bowie Resources LLC|
|COMMENT-8||Christopher Steele, HWCS, Manager Environmental Compliance, Grace Pacific Corporation|
|COMMENT-9||John T. Lanzerotte, Safety and Labor Relations, Monterey Coal Co., No. 1 Mine|
|COMMENT-10||David Ross, General Manager, Alliance Coal, LLC|