Notice of Affirmative Decisions on Petitions for Modification Granted in Whole or in Part, 29184-29185 [E7-10077]

Download as PDF 29184 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 100 / Thursday, May 24, 2007 / Notices II. Granted Petitions for Modification DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Mine Safety and Health Administration Notice of Affirmative Decisions on Petitions for Modification Granted in Whole or in Part Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Labor. SUMMARY: The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) enforces mine operator compliance with mandatory safety and health standards that protect miners and improve safety and health conditions in U.S. Mines. This Federal Register Notice (FR Notice) notifies the public that it has investigated and issued a final decision on certain mine operator petitions to modify a safety standard. ADDRESSES: Copies of the final decisions are posted on MSHA’s Web site at http://www.msha.gov/indexes/ petition.htm. The public may inspect the petitions and final decisions during normal business hours in MSHA’s Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2349, Arlington, Virginia 22209. All visitors must first stop at the receptionist desk on the 21st Floor to sign-in. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ria Moore Benedict, Deputy Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances at 202–693–9443 (Voice), benedict.ria@dol.gov (e-mail), or 202– 693–9441 (Telefax), or Barbara Barron at 202–693–9447 (Voice), barron.barbara@dol.gov (e-mail), or 202–693–9441 (Telefax). [These are not toll-free numbers]. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES AGENCY: I. Introduction Under section 101 of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977, a mine operator may petition and the Secretary of Labor (Secretary) may modify the application of a mandatory safety standard to that mine if the Secretary determines that: (1) An alternative method exists that will guarantee no less protection for the miners affected than that provided by the standard; or (2) that the application of the standard will result in a diminution of safety to the affected miners. MSHA bases the final decision on the petitioner’s statements, any comments and information submitted by interested persons, and a field investigation of the conditions at the mine. In some instances, MSHA may approve a petition for modification on the condition that the mine operator complies with other requirements noted in the decision. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:52 May 23, 2007 Jkt 211001 On the basis of the findings of MSHA’s investigation, and as designee of the Secretary, MSHA has granted or partially granted the following petitions for modification: • Docket Number: M–2005–005–C. FR Notice: 70 FR 7760 (February 15, 2005). Petitioner: R S & W Coal Company, Inc., 207 Creek Road, Klingerstown, Pennsylvania 17941. Mine: R S & W Drift, MSHA I.D. No. 36–01818. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.332(b)(1) and (b)(2) (Working sections and working places). • Docket Number: M–2005–030–C. FR Notice: 70 FR 28321 (May 17, 2005). Petitioner: Wabash Mine Holding Company, Three Gateway Center, Suite 1340, 401 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219. Mine: Wabash Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 11–00877. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.364(b)(1) and (b)(4) (Weekly examination). • Docket Number: M–2005–045–C. FR Notice: 70 FR 39800 (July 11, 2005). Petitioner: Energy West Mining Company, P.O. Box 310, Huntington, Utah 84528. Mine: Deer Creek Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 42–00121. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.350 (Belt air course ventilation). • Docket Number: M–2005–052–C. FR Notice: 70 FR 42103 (July 21, 2005). Petitioner: Bear Gap Coal Company, P.O. Box 64, Spring Glen, Pennsylvania 17978. Mine: No. 6. Slope, MSHA I.D. No. 36–09296. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1400 (Hoisting equipment; general). • Docket Number: M–2005–053–C. FR Notice: 70 FR 42103 (July 21, 2005). Petitioner: Bear Gap Coal Company, P.O. Box 64, Spring Glen, Pennsylvania 17978. Mine: No. 6 Slope, MSHA I.D. No. 36– 09296. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.335 (Construction of seals). • Docket Number: M–2005–062–C. FR Notice: 70 FR 55174 (September 20, 2005). Petitioner: Kingwood Mining Company, LLC, Route 1, Box 294C, Newburg, West Virginia 26410. Mine: Whitetail Kittanning Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 46–08751. PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.364(b)(1) (Weekly examination). • Docket Number: M–2005–065–C. FR Notice: 70 FR 59374 (October 12, 2005). Petitioner: Black Stallion Coal Company, 500 Lee Street, P.O. Box 1189, Charleston, West Virginia 25324. Mine: Black Stallion Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 46–09086. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.900 (Low- and medium-voltage circuits serving three-phase alternating current equipment; circuit breakers). • Docket Number: M–2005–066–C. FR Notice: 70 FR 59374 (October 12, 2005). Petitioner: San Juan Coal Company, P.O. Box 561, Waterflow, New Mexico 87421. Mine: San Juan South Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 29–02170. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.503 (Permissible electric face equipment; maintenance) and 30 CFR 18.35 (Portable trailing cables and cords). • Docket Number: M–2005–068–C. FR Notice: 70 FR 61473 (October 24, 2005). Petitioner: Six M Coal Company, 482 High Road, Ashland, Pennsylvania 17921. Mine: No. 1 Slope Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 36–09138. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1100– 2(a)(2) (Quantity and location of firefighting equipment). • Docket Number: M–2005–071–C. FR Notice: 70 FR 66469 (November 2, 2005). Petitioner: Kennecott Energy Company, 748 T–7 Road (82718), P.O. Box 1449, Gillette, Wyoming 82717– 1449. Mine: Cordero-Rojo Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 48–00992; Jacobs Ranch Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 48–00997; Antelope Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 48–01337; Spring Creek Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 24–01457; and Colowyo Coal Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 05–02962. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.803 (Fail safe ground check circuits on highvoltage resistance grounded systems). • Docket Number: M–2005–075–C. FR Notice: 70 FR 71862 (November 30, 2005). Petitioner: AMFIRE Mining Company, LLC, One Energy Place, Latrobe, Pennsylvania 15650. Mine: Nolo Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 36– 08850. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1710– 1(a) (Canopies or cabs; self-propelled diesel-powered and electric face equipment; installation requirements). • Docket Number: M–2005–077–C. FR Notice: 70 FR 75221 (December 19, 2005). E:\FR\FM\24MYN1.SGM 24MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 100 / Thursday, May 24, 2007 / Notices Petitioner: Rockdale Energy, EHS, 3990 John D. Harper Road, Rockdale, Texas 76567, on behalf of Alcoa, Inc. Mine: Sandow Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 41–00356 and Three Oaks Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 41–04085. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 77.803 (Fail safe ground check circuits on highvoltage resistance grounded systems). • Docket Number: M–2005–078–C. FR Notice: 70 FR 75221 (December 19, 2005). Petitioner: Advent Mining, LLC, 3603 State Route 370, Sebree, Kentucky 42455. Mine: Onton #9 Mine, MSHA I.D No. 15–18547. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1101– 1(b) (Deluge-type water spray systems). Dated: May 18, 2007. Patricia W. Silvey, Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances. [FR Doc. E7–10077 Filed 5–23–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–43–P NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [Notice: 07–038] Notice of Information Collection National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of information collection. AGENCY: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is requesting approval for a new collection for the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate Student Internship program. NSA must elect candidates for a competitive process for student internship, requiring personal information on the application. The students must meet the basic eligibility requirements of: full student enrollment at an accredited college or university in the U.S., be a U.S. citizen, and have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0. II. Method of Collection NASA will utilize a Web-based online application form for the information collection. III. Data Title: Exploration Systems Mission Directorate Student Internship Program Application. OMB Number: 2700–XXXX. Type of review: New Collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 292. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 292. Estimated Total Annual Cost: $0. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). DATES: All comments should be submitted within 60 calendar days from the date of this publication. ADDRESSES: All comments should be addressed to Mr. Walter Kit, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC 20546–0001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Mr. Walter Kit, NASA PRA Officer, NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street, SW., JE0000, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358–1350, Walter.Kit1@nasa.gov. IV. Request for Comments SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 7510–13–M SUMMARY: rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES I. Abstract VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:52 May 23, 2007 Jkt 211001 Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of NASA, including whether the information collected has practical utility; (2) the accuracy of NASA’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection. They will also become a matter of public record. Gary Cox, Acting Deputy Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 07–2585 Filed 5–23–07; 8:45 am] PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 29185 NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [Notice: 07–039] Notice of Information Collection National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of information collection. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). DATES: All comments should be submitted within 60 calendar days from the date of this publication. ADDRESSES: All comments should be addressed to Mr. Walter Kit, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC 20546–0001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Mr. Walter Kit, NASA PRA Officer, NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street SW., JE0000, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358–1350, Walter.Kit1@nasa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This information collection is an application form to be considered for a summer internship. Students are required to submit an application package consisting of an application form, a personal essay describing career goals, a parent/guardian permission form for parents to sign approving the child’s participation, and a teacher recommendation. II. Method of Collection NASA will utilize a Web-base application form with instructions and other application materials also on-line. However, once the application form and other application materials are downloaded and filled out, the package is mailed in to NASA. III. 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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Mine Safety and Health Administration


 Notice of Affirmative Decisions on Petitions for Modification 
Granted in Whole or in Part

AGENCY: Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Labor.

SUMMARY: The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) enforces mine 
operator compliance with mandatory safety and health standards that 
protect miners and improve safety and health conditions in U.S. Mines. 
This Federal Register Notice (FR Notice) notifies the public that it 
has investigated and issued a final decision on certain mine operator 
petitions to modify a safety standard.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the final decisions are posted on MSHA's Web site 
at http://www.msha.gov/indexes/petition.htm. The public may inspect the 
petitions and final decisions during normal business hours in MSHA's 
Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, 
Room 2349, Arlington, Virginia 22209. All visitors must first stop at 
the receptionist desk on the 21st Floor to sign-in.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ria Moore Benedict, Deputy Director, 
Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances at 202-693-9443 
(Voice), benedict.ria@dol.gov (e-mail), or 202-693-9441 (Telefax), or 
Barbara Barron at 202-693-9447 (Voice), barron.barbara@dol.gov (e-
mail), or 202-693-9441 (Telefax). [These are not toll-free numbers].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Introduction

    Under section 101 of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 
1977, a mine operator may petition and the Secretary of Labor 
(Secretary) may modify the application of a mandatory safety standard 
to that mine if the Secretary determines that: (1) An alternative 
method exists that will guarantee no less protection for the miners 
affected than that provided by the standard; or (2) that the 
application of the standard will result in a diminution of safety to 
the affected miners.
    MSHA bases the final decision on the petitioner's statements, any 
comments and information submitted by interested persons, and a field 
investigation of the conditions at the mine. In some instances, MSHA 
may approve a petition for modification on the condition that the mine 
operator complies with other requirements noted in the decision.

II. Granted Petitions for Modification

    On the basis of the findings of MSHA's investigation, and as 
designee of the Secretary, MSHA has granted or partially granted the 
following petitions for modification:

     Docket Number: M-2005-005-C.
    FR Notice: 70 FR 7760 (February 15, 2005).
    Petitioner: R S & W Coal Company, Inc., 207 Creek Road, 
Klingerstown, Pennsylvania 17941.
    Mine: R S & W Drift, MSHA I.D. No. 36-01818.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.332(b)(1) and (b)(2) (Working 
sections and working places).

     Docket Number: M-2005-030-C.
    FR Notice: 70 FR 28321 (May 17, 2005).
    Petitioner: Wabash Mine Holding Company, Three Gateway Center, 
Suite 1340, 401 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219.
    Mine: Wabash Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 11-00877.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.364(b)(1) and (b)(4) (Weekly 
examination).

     Docket Number: M-2005-045-C.
    FR Notice: 70 FR 39800 (July 11, 2005).
    Petitioner: Energy West Mining Company, P.O. Box 310, Huntington, 
Utah 84528.
    Mine: Deer Creek Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 42-00121.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.350 (Belt air course ventilation).

     Docket Number: M-2005-052-C.
    FR Notice: 70 FR 42103 (July 21, 2005).
    Petitioner: Bear Gap Coal Company, P.O. Box 64, Spring Glen, 
Pennsylvania 17978.
    Mine: No. 6. Slope, MSHA I.D. No. 36-09296.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1400 (Hoisting equipment; general).

     Docket Number: M-2005-053-C.
    FR Notice: 70 FR 42103 (July 21, 2005).
    Petitioner: Bear Gap Coal Company, P.O. Box 64, Spring Glen, 
Pennsylvania 17978.
    Mine: No. 6 Slope, MSHA I.D. No. 36-09296.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.335 (Construction of seals).
     Docket Number: M-2005-062-C.
    FR Notice: 70 FR 55174 (September 20, 2005).
    Petitioner: Kingwood Mining Company, LLC, Route 1, Box 294C, 
Newburg, West Virginia 26410.
    Mine: Whitetail Kittanning Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 46-08751.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.364(b)(1) (Weekly examination).
     Docket Number: M-2005-065-C.
    FR Notice: 70 FR 59374 (October 12, 2005).
    Petitioner: Black Stallion Coal Company, 500 Lee Street, P.O. Box 
1189, Charleston, West Virginia 25324.
    Mine: Black Stallion Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 46-09086.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.900 (Low- and medium-voltage 
circuits serving three-phase alternating current equipment; circuit 
breakers).
     Docket Number: M-2005-066-C.
    FR Notice: 70 FR 59374 (October 12, 2005).
    Petitioner: San Juan Coal Company, P.O. Box 561, Waterflow, New 
Mexico 87421.
    Mine: San Juan South Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 29-02170.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.503 (Permissible electric face 
equipment; maintenance) and 30 CFR 18.35 (Portable trailing cables and 
cords).
     Docket Number: M-2005-068-C.
    FR Notice: 70 FR 61473 (October 24, 2005).
    Petitioner: Six M Coal Company, 482 High Road, Ashland, 
Pennsylvania 17921.
    Mine: No. 1 Slope Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 36-09138.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1100-2(a)(2) (Quantity and location 
of firefighting equipment).
     Docket Number: M-2005-071-C.
    FR Notice: 70 FR 66469 (November 2, 2005).
    Petitioner: Kennecott Energy Company, 748 T-7 Road (82718), P.O. 
Box 1449, Gillette, Wyoming 82717-1449.
    Mine: Cordero-Rojo Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 48-00992; Jacobs Ranch Mine, 
MSHA I.D. No. 48-00997; Antelope Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 48-01337; Spring 
Creek Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 24-01457; and Colowyo Coal Mine, MSHA I.D. 
No. 05-02962.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.803 (Fail safe ground check circuits 
on high-voltage resistance grounded systems).
     Docket Number: M-2005-075-C.
    FR Notice: 70 FR 71862 (November 30, 2005).
    Petitioner: AMFIRE Mining Company, LLC, One Energy Place, Latrobe, 
Pennsylvania 15650.
    Mine: Nolo Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 36-08850.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1710-1(a) (Canopies or cabs; self-
propelled diesel-powered and electric face equipment; installation 
requirements).
     Docket Number: M-2005-077-C.
    FR Notice: 70 FR 75221 (December 19, 2005).

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    Petitioner: Rockdale Energy, EHS, 3990 John D. Harper Road, 
Rockdale, Texas 76567, on behalf of Alcoa, Inc.
    Mine: Sandow Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 41-00356 and Three Oaks Mine, MSHA 
I.D. No. 41-04085.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 77.803 (Fail safe ground check circuits 
on high-voltage resistance grounded systems).
     Docket Number: M-2005-078-C.
    FR Notice: 70 FR 75221 (December 19, 2005).
    Petitioner: Advent Mining, LLC, 3603 State Route 370, Sebree, 
Kentucky 42455.
    Mine: Onton 9 Mine, MSHA I.D No. 15-18547.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1101-1(b) (Deluge-type water spray 
systems).

    Dated: May 18, 2007.
Patricia W. Silvey,
Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances.
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