Technical Study Panel on the Utilization of Belt Air and the Composition and Fire Retardant Properties of Belt Materials in Underground Coal Mining, 42132 [E7-14899]

Download as PDF 42132 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 147 / Wednesday, August 1, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Mine Safety and Health Administration Technical Study Panel on the Utilization of Belt Air and the Composition and Fire Retardant Properties of Belt Materials in Underground Coal Mining Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Labor. ACTION: Notice of meeting, public comment deadline. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice informs interested persons of the fifth meeting of the Technical Study Panel (Panel) on the Utilization of Belt Air and the Composition and Fire Retardant Properties of Belt Materials in Underground Coal Mining. The public is invited to attend. This notice also informs interested persons of the deadline for submission of public comments to the Panel. DATES: Comments must be received by MSHA on or before August 15, 2007. The meeting will be held on September 17–19, 2007. The meeting will start at 9 a.m. each day and conclude by 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: Comments must be clearly identified with ‘‘Technical Study Panel on the Utilization of Belt Air’’ and may be sent to MSHA by any of the following methods: (1) Telefax: (202) 693–9441. Include ‘‘Technical Study Panel on the Utilization of Belt Air’’ in the subject line. (2) Regular Mail: MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, Arlington, Virginia 22209–3939. (3) Hand Delivery or Courier: MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, Arlington, Virginia 22209– 3939. Stop by the 21st floor and sign in at the receptionist’s desk. The meeting location is the Sheraton Reston Hotel, 11810 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, Virginia 20191 (Telephone: (703–620–9000). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia W. Silvey, Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, Mine Safety and Health Administration, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, Arlington, Virginia 22209–3939; silvey.patricia@dol.gov (internet e-mail), 202–693–9440 (voice), or 202–693–9441 (facsimile). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Panel was created under section 11 of the Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response (MINER) Act of 2006 (Pub. L. 109–236). The purpose of the Panel is to provide independent scientific and VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:12 Jul 31, 2007 Jkt 211001 engineering review and recommendations concerning the utilization of belt air and the composition and fire retardant properties of belt materials in underground coal mining. In December 2007, the Panel must submit a report to the Secretaries of Labor and Health and Human Services, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, and the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. The first meeting of the Panel was held in Washington, DC on January 9–10, 2007. The second meeting of the Panel was held in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania on March 28–30, 2007. The third meeting of the Panel was held in Salt Lake City, Utah on May 16–17, 2007. The fourth meeting of the Panel was held in Birmingham, Alabama on June 20–21, 2007. The agenda for the fifth meeting will include: (1) Delivery of subcommittee recommendations to the Panel for discussion; (2) Panel deliberation and voting on the recommendations; and (3) Preparation of the Panel’s report. The public is invited to attend. However, unlike the previous meetings, no public input will be taken during this meeting due to the work process. All public comment must be received by MSHA no later than August 15, 2007 in order for the Panel to have adequate time to review submitted material. MSHA will incorporate all written submissions into the official record, which includes the transcript, and will make them available to the public. The public may inspect the official record of the meetings at the MSHA address listed above under the heading FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. In addition, this information will be posted on the Agency’s single source webpage titled ‘‘The Technical Study Panel on the Utilization of Belt Air and the Composition and Fire Retardant Properties of Belt Materials in Underground Coal Mining Single Source Page.’’ The Single Source page is located at http://www.msha.gov/BeltAir/ BeltAir.asp. Dated: July 26, 2007. Richard E. Stickler, Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety and Health. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Mine Safety and Health Administration


Technical Study Panel on the Utilization of Belt Air and the 
Composition and Fire Retardant Properties of Belt Materials in 
Underground Coal Mining

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

ACTION: Notice of meeting, public comment deadline.

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SUMMARY: This notice informs interested persons of the fifth meeting of 
the Technical Study Panel (Panel) on the Utilization of Belt Air and 
the Composition and Fire Retardant Properties of Belt Materials in 
Underground Coal Mining. The public is invited to attend. This notice 
also informs interested persons of the deadline for submission of 
public comments to the Panel.

DATES: Comments must be received by MSHA on or before August 15, 2007. 
The meeting will be held on September 17-19, 2007. The meeting will 
start at 9 a.m. each day and conclude by 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Comments must be clearly identified with ``Technical Study 
Panel on the Utilization of Belt Air'' and may be sent to MSHA by any 
of the following methods:
    (1) Telefax: (202) 693-9441. Include ``Technical Study Panel on the 
Utilization of Belt Air'' in the subject line.
    (2) Regular Mail: MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and 
Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, Arlington, Virginia 22209-
3939.
    (3) Hand Delivery or Courier: MSHA, Office of Standards, 
Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, 
Arlington, Virginia 22209-3939. Stop by the 21st floor and sign in at 
the receptionist's desk.
    The meeting location is the Sheraton Reston Hotel, 11810 Sunrise 
Valley Drive, Reston, Virginia 20191 (Telephone: (703-620-9000).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia W. Silvey, Director, Office 
of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, Mine Safety and Health 
Administration, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, Arlington, Virginia 
22209-3939; silvey.patricia@dol.gov (internet e-mail), 202-693-9440 
(voice), or 202-693-9441 (facsimile).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Panel was created under section 11 of 
the Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response (MINER) Act of 2006 
(Pub. L. 109-236). The purpose of the Panel is to provide independent 
scientific and engineering review and recommendations concerning the 
utilization of belt air and the composition and fire retardant 
properties of belt materials in underground coal mining. In December 
2007, the Panel must submit a report to the Secretaries of Labor and 
Health and Human Services, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, 
Labor and Pensions, and the House Committee on Education and the 
Workforce. The first meeting of the Panel was held in Washington, DC on 
January 9-10, 2007. The second meeting of the Panel was held in 
Coraopolis, Pennsylvania on March 28-30, 2007. The third meeting of the 
Panel was held in Salt Lake City, Utah on May 16-17, 2007. The fourth 
meeting of the Panel was held in Birmingham, Alabama on June 20-21, 
2007.
    The agenda for the fifth meeting will include:
    (1) Delivery of subcommittee recommendations to the Panel for 
discussion;
    (2) Panel deliberation and voting on the recommendations; and
    (3) Preparation of the Panel's report.
    The public is invited to attend. However, unlike the previous 
meetings, no public input will be taken during this meeting due to the 
work process. All public comment must be received by MSHA no later than 
August 15, 2007 in order for the Panel to have adequate time to review 
submitted material.
    MSHA will incorporate all written submissions into the official 
record, which includes the transcript, and will make them available to 
the public.
    The public may inspect the official record of the meetings at the 
MSHA address listed above under the heading FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT. In addition, this information will be posted on the Agency's 
single source webpage titled ``The Technical Study Panel on the 
Utilization of Belt Air and the Composition and Fire Retardant 
Properties of Belt Materials in Underground Coal Mining Single Source 
Page.'' The Single Source page is located at http://www.msha.gov/
BeltAir/BeltAir.asp.

     Dated: July 26, 2007.
Richard E. Stickler,
Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety and Health.
 [FR Doc. E7-14899 Filed 7-31-07; 8:45 am]
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