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DOL News Release No. 01-355
Mine Safety and Health Administration
Contact: Amy Louviere/Kathy Snyder
Phone: (703) 235-1452

Released Friday, October 12, 2001 

Media Advisory

Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety and Health to Hold Media Update
Investigation Team Leader To Be Introduced

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health Dave D. Lauriski will hold a news media update briefing on Monday, Oct. 15, at 4:00 p.m. at the Mine Safety and Health Administration's Birmingham, Ala., office regarding the ongoing recovery efforts and investigation into the explosion at the Jim Walter No. 5 Mine.