Lowering Miners' Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust, Including Continuous Personal Dust Monitors, 25277 [2011-10780]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 86 / Wednesday, May 4, 2011 / Proposed Rules • All Conforming Rules [FR Doc. 2011–10884 Filed 5–3–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Mine Safety and Health Administration 30 CFR Parts 70, 71, 72, 75, and 90 RIN 1219–AB64 Lowering Miners’ Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust, Including Continuous Personal Dust Monitors Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor. ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period. AGENCY: In response to requests from interested parties, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is extending the comment period on the proposed rule addressing Lowering Miners’ Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust, Including Continuous Personal Dust Monitors. This extension gives commenters additional time to review and comment on the proposed rule. The proposal was published on October 19, 2010 (75 FR 64412). DATES: All comments must be received or postmarked by midnight Eastern Daylight Saving Time on May 31, 2011. ADDRESSES: Comments must be identified with ‘‘RIN 1219–AB64’’ and may be sent by any of the following methods: (1) Federal e-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. (2) Facsimile: 202–693–9441. Include ‘‘RIN 1219–AB64’’ in the subject line of the message. (3) Regular Mail: MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, Arlington, Virginia 22209–3939. (4) Hand Delivery or Courier: MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, Arlington, Virginia. Sign in at the receptionist’s desk on the 21st floor. MSHA will post all comments without change, including any personal information provided. Access comments electronically on http:// www.regulations.gov and on MSHA’s Web site at http://www.msha.gov/ currentcomments.asp. Review comments in person at the Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, Arlington, Virginia. Sign in at the receptionist’s desk on the 21st floor. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:53 May 03, 2011 Jkt 223001 MSHA maintains a list that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when the Agency publishes rulemaking documents in the Federal Register. To subscribe, go to http://www.msha.gov/ subscriptions/subscribe.aspx. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Roslyn B. Fontaine, Acting Director, Office of Standards, Regulations and Variances, MSHA, at Fontaine.Roslyn@dol.gov (E-mail), (202) 693–9440 (Voice), or (202) 693–9441 (Fax). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Extension of Comment Period On October 19, 2010 (75 FR 64412), MSHA published a proposed rule, Lowering Miners’ Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust, Including Continuous Personal Dust Monitors. In response to requests from interested parties, MSHA is extending the comment period from May 2, 2011 to May 31, 2011. All comments and supporting documentation must be received or postmarked by May 31, 2011. Dated: April 28, 2011. Joseph A. Main, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health. [FR Doc. 2011–10780 Filed 4–29–11; 4:15 pm] DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Mine Safety and Health Administration 30 CFR Parts 75 and 104 RIN 1219–AB75, 1219–AB73 Examinations of Work Areas in Underground Coal Mines and Pattern of Violations Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor. ACTION: Proposed rule; notice of public hearings; notice of re-opening and close of comment period. AGENCY: The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) will hold four public hearings on the Agency’s proposed rules for Examinations of Work Areas in Underground Coal Mines (Examinations of Work Areas) and for Pattern of Violations. Each hearing will cover the major issues raised by commenters in response to the respective proposed rules. DATES: Hearings will be held on June 2, 7, 9, and 15, 2011, at the locations listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. SUMMARY: Frm 00019 Fmt 4702 Post-hearing comments must be received or postmarked by midnight Eastern Daylight Saving Time on June 30, 2011. ADDRESSES: Comments, requests to speak, and informational materials for the rulemaking record may be sent to MSHA by any of the following methods. Clearly identify all submissions with ‘‘RIN 1219–AB75’’ for Examinations of Work Areas in Underground Coal Mines’ submissions, and with ‘‘RIN 1219–AB73’’ for Pattern of Violations’ submissions. • Federal E-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • Facsimile: 202–693–9441. • Mail or Hand Delivery: MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Blvd., Room 2350, Arlington, VA 22209–3939. For hand delivery, sign in at the receptionist’s desk on the 21st floor. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Roslyn B. Fontaine, Acting Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, MSHA, at fontaine.roslyn@dol.gov (e-mail); 202– 693–9440 (voice); or 202–693–9441 (facsimile). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Availability of Information BILLING CODE 4510–43–P PO 00000 25277 Sfmt 4702 Federal Register Publications: The proposed rule for Examinations of Work Areas in Underground Coal Mines, published on December 27, 2010 (75 FR 81165), and the proposed rule for Pattern of Violations, published on February 2, 2011 (76 FR 5719), are available on http://www.regulations.gov and on MSHA’s Web site at http:// www.msha.gov/REGSPROP.HTM. Public Comments: MSHA posts all comments without change, including any personal information provided. Access comments electronically on http://www.regulations.gov and on MSHA’s Web site at http:// www.msha.gov/currentcomments.asp. Review comments in person at the Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Blvd., Room 2350, Arlington, VA. Sign in at the receptionist’s desk on the 21st floor. E-mail Notification: To subscribe to receive e-mail notification when MSHA publishes rulemaking documents in the Federal Register, go to http:// www.msha.gov/subscriptions/ subscribe.aspx. II. Public Hearings MSHA will hold four public hearings on its proposed rules for Examinations of Work Areas in Underground Coal E:\FR\FM\04MYP1.SGM 04MYP1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 86 (Wednesday, May 4, 2011)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 25277]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-10780]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Mine Safety and Health Administration

30 CFR Parts 70, 71, 72, 75, and 90

RIN 1219-AB64


Lowering Miners' Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust, Including 
Continuous Personal Dust Monitors

AGENCY: Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: In response to requests from interested parties, the Mine 
Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is extending the comment period 
on the proposed rule addressing Lowering Miners' Exposure to Respirable 
Coal Mine Dust, Including Continuous Personal Dust Monitors. This 
extension gives commenters additional time to review and comment on the 
proposed rule. The proposal was published on October 19, 2010 (75 FR 
64412).

DATES: All comments must be received or postmarked by midnight Eastern 
Daylight Saving Time on May 31, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Comments must be identified with ``RIN 1219-AB64'' and may 
be sent by any of the following methods:
    (1) Federal e-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow 
the instructions for submitting comments.
    (2) Facsimile: 202-693-9441. Include ``RIN 1219-AB64'' in the 
subject line of the message.
    (3) Regular Mail: MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and 
Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, Arlington, Virginia 22209-
3939.
    (4) Hand Delivery or Courier: MSHA, Office of Standards, 
Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, 
Arlington, Virginia. Sign in at the receptionist's desk on the 21st 
floor.
    MSHA will post all comments without change, including any personal 
information provided. Access comments electronically on http://www.regulations.gov and on MSHA's Web site at http://www.msha.gov/currentcomments.asp. Review comments in person at the Office of 
Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 
2350, Arlington, Virginia. Sign in at the receptionist's desk on the 
21st floor.
    MSHA maintains a list that enables subscribers to receive e-mail 
notification when the Agency publishes rulemaking documents in the 
Federal Register. To subscribe, go to http://www.msha.gov/subscriptions/subscribe.aspx.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Roslyn B. Fontaine, Acting Director, 
Office of Standards, Regulations and Variances, MSHA, at 
Fontaine.Roslyn@dol.gov (E-mail), (202) 693-9440 (Voice), or (202) 693-
9441 (Fax).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Extension of Comment Period

    On October 19, 2010 (75 FR 64412), MSHA published a proposed rule, 
Lowering Miners' Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust, Including 
Continuous Personal Dust Monitors. In response to requests from 
interested parties, MSHA is extending the comment period from May 2, 
2011 to May 31, 2011. All comments and supporting documentation must be 
received or postmarked by May 31, 2011.

     Dated: April 28, 2011.
Joseph A. Main,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2011-10780 Filed 4-29-11; 4:15 pm]
BILLING CODE 4510-43-P