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Comments on Public Rule Making

The Mine Safety and Health Administration is pleased to provide you with Comments related to recent and active rulemakings. We will call these pages our E-Docket pages for a particular rule.

We are providing PDF versions of public comments involved in the rule making process. These documents may be searched using the search tool provided. The search from the E-Docket page for a particular rule will be limited to that particular rule's comments only.

Links are also provided below for hearing submissions and transcripts for these rules as well, as they become available.

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List of Comments on Current Rulemaking (2018)


Retrospective Study of Respirable Coal Mine Dust Rule

Request for Information

Fedreg. Doc.: 2018-14536

Published:  July 9, 2018

Comment Period Closes:  July 9, 2019


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Safety Improvement Technologies for Mobile Equipment at Surface Mines,
and for Belt Conveyors at Surface and Underground Mines

Request for Information

Fedreg. Doc.: 2018-13603

Published:  June 26, 2018

Announcement of public stakeholder meetings
Fedreg. Doc.:

Comment Period Closes:  December 24, 2018


» Comments

» Transcripts