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Volume 61, Number 55, Page 11350

Mine Safety and Health Administration

30 CFR Part 48

Training Policy Review

AGENCY: Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Extension of comment period.


SUMMARY: In response to requests from the mining community for additional time in which to prepare comments, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is extending the period for public comment on its training policy.

DATES: Submit comments on or before May 24, 1996.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments to Frank R. Schwamberger, Acting Director, Educational Policy and Development, MSHA, 4015 Wilson Boulevard, Room 531, Arlington, Virginia 22203-1984. Commenters are encouraged to submit comments on a computer disk along with a hard copy.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas W. MacLeod or Joseph M. Hoffman, Division of Policy and Program Coordination, Directorate of Educational Policy and Development, (703) 235-1910.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 25, 1996, MSHA published a request for comments in the Federal Register (61 FR 2215) announcing its intention to review its training policy for the mining industry. The comment period was scheduled to close on March 25, 1996.

In response to requests from the public, MSHA is extending the comment period 60 days. All parties are encouraged to submit their comments within this time.

Dated: March 14, 1996.
J. Davitt McAteer, Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety and Health.

[FR Doc. 96-6563 Filed 3-19-96; 8:45 am]
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