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How a Coal Baron's Wish List Became President Trump's To-Do ...

Want the latest climate news in your inbox? You can sign up here to receive Climate Fwd:, our new email newsletter. WASHINGTON — President Trump's first year in office has been a boon for the coal industry, with the Trump administration rolling back regulations on coal-fired power plants and ...

Frequently Asked Questions | Federal Mine Safety and Health ...

The Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 520N Washington, DC 20004-1710 Phone: (202)434-9900 TTY/TDD (202)434-4000 ext. 293

Trump Says He 'Saved Coal,' but Miner Deaths Nearly Doubled ...

President Trump is putting coal miners back to work, but experts say he's doing it at the expense of their health and safety.

Sago Mine disaster - Wikipedia

The Sago Mine disaster was a coal mine explosion on January 2, 2006, at the Sago Mine in Sago, West Virginia, United States, near the Upshur County seat of Buckhannon.The blast and collapse trapped 13 miners for nearly two days; only one survived.

Mine Safety and Health News - Official Site

Mine Safety and Health News The only independent, credentialed, legal news service covering MSHA and FMSHRC, mine safety and health issues, and case law.

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Coal Mine Safety Regulations - News

Rising Costs, Not Natural Gas, Main Driver of Coal Mine ...

A new study finds rising production costs, not cheap natural gas, was the lead factor that drove thousands of coal mines across Appalachia to close.

About FMSHRC | Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission

The Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission is an independent adjudicative agency that provides administrative trial and appellate review of legal disputes arising under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (Mine Act).

Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977; Public Law 91-173

The Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (Public Law 91-173, as amended by Public Law 95-164) is provided below solely for historic value.

Coal mining deaths double in 2017 | TheHill

Workplace deaths in the coal mining industry increased last year to their highest point in three years.A total of 15 miners died on the job in 2017, Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) data show, compared with eight in 2016.

Home...See More | Safety Training & Consulting: Mining (MSHA ...

Construction Safety, Mine Safety & Health Administration, Occupational Health & Safety: Our instructors can accommodate your training requirements locally in Lebanon Virginia; or utilize your training facilities.

Mine Safety and Health Administration - Official Site

Preventing powered haulage accidents is a priority for MSHA, with an initial focus on collision avoidance, seat belt usage and conveyor safety

Coal Mine Safety and Health | Mine Safety and Health ...

Coal Mine Safety and Health enforces the Mine Act at all coal mines in the United States. Enforcement activities include:

CDC - Coal Workers' X-ray Surveillance Program - NIOSH ...

Information on the Mine Safety and Health Administration's (MSHA's) final rule on respirable coal mine dust exposure:

wv coal history - West Virginia Office of Miners' Health ...

West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training A Brief History of Coal and Health and Safety Enforcement in West Virginia

Coal Mining in America » American Coal Foundation

Coal Mining in America. Today's modern coal mines produce about a billion tons of coal each year for electricity generation and steel making. Coal mining uses state-of-the art technology and equipment to maximize safety and efficiency.

Title 30 Code of Federal Regulations - Mine Safety and Health ...

Federal enforcement agency responsible for the health and safety of the nation's miners.

Division of Mine Permits | Welcome

The goal of the Division of Mine Permits is to protect human health and the environment from adverse effects of coal mining and reclamation operations.

Coal seam fire - Wikipedia

The Status of Mine Fire Research in the United States, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2008)

How Coal Works | Union of Concerned Scientists

Coal has helped power America for decades. It's also a main contributor to global warming, and has major negative effects on human health and the environment.

Mine disaster West Virginia: No new safety regulations after ...

Since then, legislation to reform mine safety and stop future serial violators remains blocked by deep-pocketed Big Coal and the industry's champions in Congress.


West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training. WEST VIRGINIA COAL MINING FACTS. The West Virginia Mining Industry is critical to the economy and well being of the state and the nation.