Small Operator Wins Legal Fees in MSHA Case
Created: Wednesday, 16 September 2015 17:54
Published: Wednesday, 16 September 2015 17:54
A small, six-employee gravel operation in Bozeman, Mont., was awarded $65, 217 in legal fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act, after a judge ruled that the Secretary was not substantially justified in bringing a case against the company where it was accused of impeding an MSHA inspection.
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Fatalities Decline in First Six Months of Year
Created: Thursday, 06 August 2015 16:31
Published: Thursday, 06 August 2015 16:31
In the first six months of 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) recorded the deaths of 18 miners in mining industry accidents in its national mid-year summary. The toll represents a decrease of five metal and nonmetal deaths from the same period in 2014.
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