Refuge Alternatives for Underground Coal Mines, 31895 [2014-12749]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 106 / Tuesday, June 3, 2014 / Proposed Rules Signed at Washington, DC, this 27th day of May, 2014. Phyllis C. Borzi, Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor. [FR Doc. 2014–12667 Filed 6–2–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 30 CFR Parts 7 and 75 RIN 1219–AB79 Refuge Alternatives for Underground Coal Mines Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor. ACTION: Request for information; 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 Agency’s Request for Information (RFI) on Refuge Alternatives for Underground Coal Mines. This extension gives interested parties additional time to review research reports and other relevant information. DATES: Comments must be received by midnight Eastern Daylight Saving Time on October 2, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit comments and supporting documentation by any of the following methods: • Federal E-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments for Docket Number MSHA– 2013–0033. • Electronic mail: zzMSHAcomments@dol.gov. Include ‘‘RIN 1219– AB79’’ in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Send comments to MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, Arlington, Virginia 22209– 3939. • Hand Delivery or Courier: MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, Arlington, Virginia, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Sign in at the receptionist’s desk on the 21st floor. Instructions: Clearly identify all submissions with ‘‘RIN 1219–AB79’’. Because comments will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information, MSHA cautions the commenter against including wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: 18:16 Jun 02, 2014 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Coast Guard Sheila A. McConnell, Deputy Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, MSHA, at mcconnell.sheila.a@dol.gov (email); 202–693–9440 (voice); or 202–693–9441 (facsimile). On August 8, 2013 (78 FR 48593), MSHA published a Request for Information on Refuge Alternatives for Underground Coal Mines. The RFI comment period was originally scheduled to close on October 7, 2013. In response to requests from the public, MSHA extended the comment period to December 6, 2013 (78 FR 58264) and again to June 2, 2014 (78 FR 73471) to allow interested parties time to review National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) studies that bear on certain issues raised in the RFI. MSHA received a request for an additional 120-day extension of the comment period to allow the public to consider NIOSH research reports on refuge alternatives. In response, MSHA is extending the comment period to October 2, 2014. MSHA also reminds the mining community that after April 9, 2015, in accordance with 42 CFR 84.301, previously NIOSH-approved selfcontained self-rescue devices (SCSRs) will no longer be manufactured and sold as NIOSH approved. MSHA encourages the mining community to submit information on how NIOSH’s revised requirements for approval of closedcircuit escape respirators (CCER) under 42 CFR Part 84 would affect their responses to the In-Place Shelter and Escape Methodology sections in the RFI on refuge alternatives. This extension provides the mining community additional time to submit comments on CCERs. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Mine Safety and Health Administration VerDate Mar<15>2010 information in the submission that should not be publicly disclosed. Jkt 232001 31895 Dated: May 28, 2014. Joseph A. Main, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health. [FR Doc. 2014–12749 Filed 6–2–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–43–P PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket Number USCG–2014–0169] RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zone; Escape to Miami Triathlon, Biscayne Bay; Miami, FL Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the waters of Biscayne Bay, east of Margaret Pace Park, Miami, Florida during the Publix Escape to Miami Triathlon. The Publix Escape to Miami Triathlon is scheduled to take place on September 28, 2014. The temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public during the event. The safety zone establishes a regulated area that will encompass the swim area of the event. Non-participant persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Miami or a designated representative. DATES: Comments and related material must be received by the Coast Guard on or before July 18, 2014. Requests for public meetings must be received by the Coast Guard on or before July 3, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by docket number using any one of the following methods: (1) Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. (2) Fax: 202–493–2251. (3) Mail or Delivery: Docket Management Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001. Deliveries accepted between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. The telephone number is 202– 366–9329. See the ‘‘Public Participation and Request for Comments’’ portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below for further instructions on submitting comments. To avoid duplication, please use only one of these three methods. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, call or email Petty Officer John K. Jennings, Sector Miami Prevention Department, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03JNP1.SGM 03JNP1

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[FR Doc No: 2014-12749]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Mine Safety and Health Administration

30 CFR Parts 7 and 75

RIN 1219-AB79


Refuge Alternatives for Underground Coal Mines

AGENCY: Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Request for information; 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 Agency's Request for Information (RFI) on Refuge Alternatives 
for Underground Coal Mines. This extension gives interested parties 
additional time to review research reports and other relevant 
information.

DATES: Comments must be received by midnight Eastern Daylight Saving 
Time on October 2, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments and supporting documentation by any of the 
following methods:
     Federal E-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments for Docket 
Number MSHA-2013-0033.
     Electronic mail: zzMSHA-comments@dol.gov. Include ``RIN 
1219-AB79'' in the subject line of the message.
     Mail: Send comments to MSHA, Office of Standards, 
Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, 
Arlington, Virginia 22209-3939.
     Hand Delivery or Courier: MSHA, Office of Standards, 
Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, 
Arlington, Virginia, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays. Sign in at the receptionist's desk on 
the 21st floor.
    Instructions: Clearly identify all submissions with ``RIN 1219-
AB79''. Because comments will not be edited to remove any identifying 
or contact information, MSHA cautions the commenter against including 
information in the submission that should not be publicly disclosed.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sheila A. McConnell, Deputy Director, 
Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, MSHA, at 
mcconnell.sheila.a@dol.gov (email); 202-693-9440 (voice); or 202-693-
9441 (facsimile).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 8, 2013 (78 FR 48593), MSHA 
published a Request for Information on Refuge Alternatives for 
Underground Coal Mines. The RFI comment period was originally scheduled 
to close on October 7, 2013. In response to requests from the public, 
MSHA extended the comment period to December 6, 2013 (78 FR 58264) and 
again to June 2, 2014 (78 FR 73471) to allow interested parties time to 
review National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) 
studies that bear on certain issues raised in the RFI.
    MSHA received a request for an additional 120-day extension of the 
comment period to allow the public to consider NIOSH research reports 
on refuge alternatives. In response, MSHA is extending the comment 
period to October 2, 2014.
    MSHA also reminds the mining community that after April 9, 2015, in 
accordance with 42 CFR 84.301, previously NIOSH-approved self-contained 
self-rescue devices (SCSRs) will no longer be manufactured and sold as 
NIOSH approved. MSHA encourages the mining community to submit 
information on how NIOSH's revised requirements for approval of closed-
circuit escape respirators (CCER) under 42 CFR Part 84 would affect 
their responses to the In-Place Shelter and Escape Methodology sections 
in the RFI on refuge alternatives. This extension provides the mining 
community additional time to submit comments on CCERs.

    Dated: May 28, 2014.
Joseph A. Main,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2014-12749 Filed 6-2-14; 8:45 am]
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