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MSHA News Release No. 98-0831
Mine Safety and Health Administration
Contact: Amy Louviere
Phone: (703) 235-1452

Released Monday, August 31, 1998

MSHA Warns Parents of Dangers for Children at Active and Abandoned Mines

Summertime is marked by vacations, relaxation and outdoor fun. This year, however, several outdoor escapades around the nation have brought tragedy to young trespassers at mine properties: