US coal dust rule compliance achievable, says MSHA

Eight months after implementation in the US of the final rule to prevent black lung disease by lowering miners’ exposure to harmful coal dust, sampling by mine operators and Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) inspectors has indicated that compliance with the rule’s tougher requirements is highly achievable

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Cloud Peak Energy's Spring Creek coal mine in Montana, US

Joseph Main, assistant secretary of labor for mine safety and health, and head of MSHA, said: “This is very good news for coal miners and validates the ability of mine operators to maintain the low

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