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List of Comments on Current Rulemaking (2016)

30 CFR Parts 57, 70, 72, and 75

RIN 1219-AB86
Docket No. MSHA–2014–0031
Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust

Request for Information

Fedreg. Doc. 2016-13219
Published June 8, 2016

Fedreg. Doc. C1-2016-13219
Published June 17, 2016

Fedreg. Doc.  2016-15190
Published June 27, 2016

Fedreg. Doc.  2016-20396

Published August 25, 2016

Comment Period Closes November 30, 2016

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30 CFR Parts 56 and 57

RIN 1219-AB87
Docket No. MSHA–2014–0030
Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines
Proposed rule; notice of public hearings

Fedreg. Doc. 2016-13218
Published June 8, 2016

Fedreg. Doc.  2016-15191
Published June 27, 2016

Fedreg. Doc.  2016-20395

Published August 25, 2016

Comment Period Closes September 30, 2016

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