Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust, 41486-41487 [2016-15190]

Download as PDF 41486 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 123 / Monday, June 27, 2016 / Proposed Rules MSHA by one of the following methods listed below: • Federal E-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • E-Mail: zzMSHA-comments@ dol.gov. • Mail: MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, Virginia 22202–5452. • Hand Delivery or Courier: 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, 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 4th Floor East, Suite 4E401. • Fax: 202–693–9441. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sheila A. McConnell, Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, MSHA, at mcconnell.sheila.a@dol.gov (email), 202–693–9440 (voice); or 202– 693–9441 (facsimile). These are not tollfree numbers. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Instructions: All submissions for the proposed rule must include RIN 1219– AB87 or Docket No. MSHA–2014–0030. 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 https://www.msha.gov/ regulations/rulemaking. Docket: The proposed rule for Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines was published on June 8, 2016 (81 FR 36818). The document is available on https://www.regulations.gov and on MSHA’s Web site at https:// www.msha.gov/regulations/rulemaking/ examinations-working-places-metaland-nonmetal-mines. Review comments in person at the Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, Virginia 22202–5452. Sign in at the receptionist’s desk on the 4th Floor East, Suite 4E401. Email Notification: To subscribe to receive email notification when MSHA publishes rulemaking documents in the Federal Register, go to https:// www.msha.gov. Public Hearings: As previously announced on June 8, 2016 (81 FR 36818), the public hearings will be held in Salt Lake City, UT; Pittsburgh, PA; Arlington, VA; and Birmingham, AL. Please see the table below for locations, dates, and new starting times. Contact number Date Location July 19, 2016; 8:30 a.m. .... Homewood Suites by Hilton, Salt Lake City—Downtown, 423 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101. Hyatt Place Pittsburgh—North Shore, 260 North Shore Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 ...... Mine Safety and Health Administration Headquarters, 201 12th Street, South, Rooms 7W204 & 7W206, Arlington, VA 22202. Sheraton Birmingham Hotel, 2101 Richard Arrington Jr., Boulevard North, Birmingham, AL 35203. July 21, 2016; 8:30 a.m. .... July 26, 2016; 8:30 a.m. .... mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with PROPOSALS August 4, 2016; 8:30 a.m. .. The start time for the previously announced public hearings for the proposed is being changed from 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. to accommodate the public meetings on MSHA’s request for information on Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust. The hearings will begin with an opening statement from MSHA, followed by an opportunity for members of the public to make oral presentations. Each hearing will end when the last speaker speaks. Persons do not have to make a written request to speak; however, persons wishing to speak are encouraged to notify MSHA in advance for scheduling purposes. Speakers and other attendees may present information to MSHA for inclusion in the rulemaking record. The hearings will be conducted in an informal manner. Formal rules of evidence or cross examination will not apply. A verbatim transcript of the proceedings will be prepared and made a part of the rulemaking record. The transcript may be viewed at https:// www.regulations.gov/ and on MSHA’s Web site at https://www.msha.gov/ regulations/rulemaking. MSHA will accept comments and other appropriate information for the record from any interested party, VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:32 Jun 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 including those not presenting oral statements, received by midnight Eastern Daylight Savings Time on September 6, 2016. Joseph A. Main, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health. [FR Doc. 2016–15191 Filed 6–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4520–43–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Mine Safety and Health Administration 30 CFR Parts 57, 70, 72, and 75 [Docket No. MSHA–2014–0031] RIN 1219–AB86 Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor. ACTION: Request for information; notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is announcing the dates and locations of public meetings on the Agency’s request for information on Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 (801) 363–6700. (412) 321–3000. (202) 693–9440. (205) 324–5000. published on June 8, 2016. In the interest of efficiency, the public meetings will be held consecutively, on the same days in the same venues, as the public hearings announced in the MSHA’s proposed rule addressing Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines, published on June 8, 2016. DATES: The public meeting dates and locations are listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. Comments for the request for information must be received by midnight Eastern Daylight Savings Time on September 6, 2016. ADDRESSES: Comments, requests to speak, and informational materials for the rulemaking record may be sent to MSHA by one of the following methods listed below: • Federal E-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • EMail: zzMSHA-comments@ dol.gov. • Mail: MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, Virginia 22202–5452. • Hand Delivery or Courier: 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, Virginia, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 E:\FR\FM\27JNP1.SGM 27JNP1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 123 / Monday, June 27, 2016 / Proposed Rules p.m. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Sign in at the receptionist’s desk on the 4th floor East, Suite 4E401. • Fax: 202–693–9441. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sheila A. McConnell, Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, MSHA, at mcconnell.sheila.a@dol.gov (email), 202–693–9440 (voice); or 202– 693–9441 (facsimile). These are not tollfree numbers. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Instructions: All submissions for the request for information must include RIN 1219–AB86 or Docket No. MSHA– 2014–0031. 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 https://www.msha.gov/ regulations/rulemaking. Docket: The request for information on Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust (81 FR 36826) was published on June 8, 2016. The document is available on https:// www.regulations.gov and on MSHA’s Web site at https://www.msha.gov/ regulations/rulemaking/exposureunderground-miners-diesel-exhaust. Review comments in person at the Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, Virginia 22202–5452. Sign in at the receptionist’s desk on the 4th floor East, Suite 4E401. Email Notification: To subscribe to receive email notification when MSHA publishes rulemaking documents in the Federal Register, go to https:// www.msha.gov. Public Meetings: The public meetings will be held in Salt Lake City, UT; Pittsburgh, PA; Arlington, VA; and Birmingham, AL. Please see the table below for locations, and dates. The public meetings will begin immediately following the conclusion of all testimony on the Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines proposed rule. Date Location July 19, 2016 ............. Homewood Suites by Hilton, Salt Lake City—Downtown, 423 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101. Hyatt Place Pittsburgh—North Shore, 260 North Shore Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 .............. Mine Safety and Health Administration Headquarters, 201 12th Street, South, Rooms 7W204 & 7W206, Arlington, VA 22202. Sheraton Birmingham Hotel, 2101 Richard Arrington Jr. Boulevard North, Birmingham, AL 35203. July 21, 2016 ............. July 26, 2016 ............. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with PROPOSALS August 4, 2016 .......... Public Meetings for Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust Request for Information MSHA invites industry, labor and other interested parties to provide information and data on the effectiveness of the existing standards in controlling miners’ exposures to diesel exhaust, including Diesel Particulate Matter (DPM). MSHA especially invites stakeholders to provide information and data on approaches that may enhance control of DPM and diesel exhaust exposures to improve protections for miners in underground coal and metal and nonmetal mines. The public meetings will begin immediately following the conclusion of all testimony on the Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines proposed rule and conclude at 5 p.m., or until the last speaker speaks. The meetings will be conducted in an informal manner. Speakers and other attendees may present information to MSHA for inclusion in the rulemaking record. The verbatim transcript may be viewed at https://www.regulations.gov/ and on MSHA’s Web site at: https:// www.msha.gov/regulations/rulemaking. Comments must be received by midnight Eastern Daylight Savings Time on September 6, 2016. Joseph A. Main, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health. [FR Doc. 2016–15190 Filed 6–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4520–43–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:32 Jun 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 Contact No. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 110 [Docket No. USCG–2015–1118] RIN 1625–AA01 Anchorage Grounds; Lower Chesapeake Bay, Cape Charles, VA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of public meeting and request for comments; extension of comment period. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard announces a public meeting to receive comments on an advance notice of proposed rulemaking entitled ‘‘Anchorage Grounds; Lower Chesapeake Bay, Cape Charles, VA’’ that was published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. As stated in that document, the Coast Guard is considering amending the regulations for Hampton Roads, VA and adjacent waters anchorages by establishing a new anchorage, near Cape Charles, VA on the Lower Chesapeake Bay. DATES: A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 19, 2016, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and on July 20, 2016, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. to provide an opportunity for oral comments. Written comments and related material may also be submitted to Coast Guard personnel specified at that meeting. All comments SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 41487 (801) 363–6700 (412) 321–3000 (202) 693–9440 (205) 324–5000 and related material submitted after the meeting must be received by the Coast Guard on or before Wednesday, August 31, 2016. ADDRESSES: The public meeting on July 19, 2016, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. will be held at Slover Public Library Meeting Room, 235 E. Plume St., Norfolk, VA 23510, telephone 757–617–7986. The public meeting on July 20, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. will be held at Eastern Shore Community College Lecture Hall, 29300 Lankford Highway, Melfa, VA, 23410. This document serves to inform the public that the Coast Guard has extended the public comment period for advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM); Anchorage Grounds; Lower Chesapeake Bay, Cape Charles, VA to Wednesday, August 31, 2016. The public comment period for this ANPRM was originally scheduled to end on Monday, July 18, 2016. You may submit written comments identified by docket number USCG– 2015–1118 using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov. Comments and related material must be received by the Coast Guard on or before August 31, 2016. If you submit a comment, please include the docket number for this rulemaking, indicate the specific section of this document to which each comment applies, and provide a reason for each suggestion or recommendation. If your material cannot be submitted using http://www.regulations.gov, E:\FR\FM\27JNP1.SGM 27JNP1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 123 (Monday, June 27, 2016)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 41486-41487]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-15190]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Mine Safety and Health Administration

30 CFR Parts 57, 70, 72, and 75

[Docket No. MSHA-2014-0031]
RIN 1219-AB86


Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust

AGENCY: Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Request for information; notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is announcing 
the dates and locations of public meetings on the Agency's request for 
information on Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust, 
published on June 8, 2016. In the interest of efficiency, the public 
meetings will be held consecutively, on the same days in the same 
venues, as the public hearings announced in the MSHA's proposed rule 
addressing Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines, 
published on June 8, 2016.

DATES: The public meeting dates and locations are listed in the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. Comments for the 
request for information must be received by midnight Eastern Daylight 
Savings Time on September 6, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Comments, requests to speak, and informational materials for 
the rulemaking record may be sent to MSHA by one of the following 
methods listed below:
     Federal E-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments.
     EMail: zzMSHA-comments@dol.gov.
     Mail: MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and 
Variances, 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, Virginia 
22202-5452.
     Hand Delivery or Courier: 201 12th Street South, Suite 
4E401, Arlington, Virginia, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00

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p.m. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Sign in at the 
receptionist's desk on the 4th floor East, Suite 4E401.
     Fax: 202-693-9441.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sheila A. McConnell, Director, Office 
of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, MSHA, at 
mcconnell.sheila.a@dol.gov (email), 202-693-9440 (voice); or 202-693-
9441 (facsimile). These are not toll-free numbers.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Instructions: All submissions for the request for information must 
include RIN 1219-AB86 or Docket No. MSHA-2014-0031. 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 https://www.msha.gov/regulations/rulemaking.
    Docket: The request for information on Exposure of Underground 
Miners to Diesel Exhaust (81 FR 36826) was published on June 8, 2016. 
The document is available on https://www.regulations.gov and on MSHA's 
Web site at https://www.msha.gov/regulations/rulemaking/exposure-underground-miners-diesel-exhaust. Review comments in person at the 
Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 201 12th Street South, 
Suite 4E401, Arlington, Virginia 22202-5452. Sign in at the 
receptionist's desk on the 4th floor East, Suite 4E401.
    Email Notification: To subscribe to receive email notification when 
MSHA publishes rulemaking documents in the Federal Register, go to 
https://www.msha.gov.
    Public Meetings: The public meetings will be held in Salt Lake 
City, UT; Pittsburgh, PA; Arlington, VA; and Birmingham, AL. Please see 
the table below for locations, and dates. The public meetings will 
begin immediately following the conclusion of all testimony on the 
Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines proposed 
rule.

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                     Date                                       Location                       Contact No.
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July 19, 2016.................................  Homewood Suites by Hilton, Salt Lake              (801) 363-6700
                                                 City--Downtown, 423 West 300 South,
                                                 Salt Lake City, UT 84101.
July 21, 2016.................................  Hyatt Place Pittsburgh--North Shore,              (412) 321-3000
                                                 260 North Shore Drive, Pittsburgh, PA
                                                 15212.
July 26, 2016.................................  Mine Safety and Health Administration             (202) 693-9440
                                                 Headquarters, 201 12th Street, South,
                                                 Rooms 7W204 & 7W206, Arlington, VA
                                                 22202.
August 4, 2016................................  Sheraton Birmingham Hotel, 2101 Richard           (205) 324-5000
                                                 Arrington Jr. Boulevard North,
                                                 Birmingham, AL 35203.
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Public Meetings for Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust 
Request for Information

    MSHA invites industry, labor and other interested parties to 
provide information and data on the effectiveness of the existing 
standards in controlling miners' exposures to diesel exhaust, including 
Diesel Particulate Matter (DPM). MSHA especially invites stakeholders 
to provide information and data on approaches that may enhance control 
of DPM and diesel exhaust exposures to improve protections for miners 
in underground coal and metal and nonmetal mines.
    The public meetings will begin immediately following the conclusion 
of all testimony on the Examinations of Working Places in Metal and 
Nonmetal Mines proposed rule and conclude at 5 p.m., or until the last 
speaker speaks.
    The meetings will be conducted in an informal manner. Speakers and 
other attendees may present information to MSHA for inclusion in the 
rulemaking record. The verbatim transcript may be viewed at https://www.regulations.gov/ and on MSHA's Web site at: https://www.msha.gov/regulations/rulemaking.
    Comments must be received by midnight Eastern Daylight Savings Time 
on September 6, 2016.

Joseph A. Main,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2016-15190 Filed 6-24-16; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4520-43-P