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Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977
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    The Mine Act requires MSHA to inspect surface mines at least twice a year and underground mines at least four times a year (seasonal or intermittent operations are inspected less frequently). MSHA performs other important mandatory activities under the Mine Act.
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