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DOL/MSHA RIN: 1219-AB70 Publication ID: Fall 2010
Title: Metal and Nonmetal Dams
Abstract: Nearly 2,000 impoundments exist at metal and nonmetal mines. Impoundment failures can endanger lives and damage property. MSHA issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking requesting information about proper design, construction, operation and maintenance of impoundments at metal and nonmetal mines, as well as related safety issues for impoundments at metal and nonmetal mines.
Agency: Department of Labor(DOL) Priority: Other Significant
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Prerule Stage
Major: No Unfunded Mandates: No
CFR Citation: 30 CFR 56; 30 CFR 57 (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 30 USC 811; 30 USC 812
Legal Deadline: None
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM 08/13/2010 75 FR 49429
Extension of Comment Period (Comment Period Ends-12/13/2010) 10/07/2010 75 FR 62024
ANPRM Comment Period End 10/12/2010
Extension of Comment Period End 12/13/2010
Analyze Comments 09/00/2011
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined Government Levels Affected: None
Small Entities Affected: Businesses Federalism: No
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No
Agency Contact:
Patricia W. Silvey
Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances
Department of Labor
Mine Safety and Health Administration
1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350,
Arlington, VA 22209-3939
Phone:202 693-9440
Fax:202 693-9441