Affirmative Decisions on Petitions for Modification Granted in Whole or in Part, 27028 [2018-12460]

Download as PDF 27028 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 112 / Monday, June 11, 2018 / Notices Agency: DOL–OSHA. Title of Collection: Acrylonitrile Standard. OMB Control Number: 1218–0126. Affected Public: Private Sector— businesses or other for-profits. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 20. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 6,792. Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 2,754 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $216,416. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). Dated: June 5, 2018. Michel Smyth, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–12472 Filed 6–8–18; 8:45 am] II. Granted Petitions for Modification BILLING CODE 4510–26–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Mine Safety and Health Administration Affirmative Decisions on Petitions for Modification Granted in Whole or in Part Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 and the Code of Federal Regulations govern the application, processing, and disposition of petitions for modification. This Federal Register notice notifies the public that MSHA has investigated and issued a final decision on certain mine operator petitions to modify a safety standard. SUMMARY: Copies of the final decisions are posted on MSHA’s website at https://www.msha.gov/regulations/ rulemaking/petitions-modification. The public may inspect the petitions and final decisions during normal business hours in MSHA’s Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, Virginia 22202. All visitors are required to check in at the receptionist’s desk in Suite 4E401. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Barron at 202–693–9447 (phone), barron.barbara@dol.gov (email), or 202–693–9441 (fax). [These are not toll-free numbers]. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:19 Jun 08, 2018 Jkt 244001 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) 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. 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–2016–015–C. FR Notice: 81 FR 47423 (7/21/2016). Petitioner: Canyon Fuel Company, LLC, HC 35, Box 380, Helper, Utah 84526. Mine: Skyline Mine #3, MSHA I.D. No. 42–01566, located in Carbon County, Utah. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.380(d)(4) (Escapeways; bituminous and lignite mines). • Docket Number: M–2017–006–C. FR Notice: 82 FR 16072 (3/31/2017). Petitioner: Tunnel Ridge, LLC, 2596 Battle Run Road, Triadelphia, West Virginia 26059. Mine: Tunnel Ridge Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 46–08864, located in Ohio County, West Virginia. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1002(a) (Installation of electric equipment and conductors; permissibility). • Docket Number: M–2017–012–C. FR Notice: 82 FR 34702 (7/26/2017). Petitioner: The Marion County Coal Company, 151 Johnny Cake Road, Metz, West Virginia 26585. Mine: Marion County Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 46–01433, located in Marion County, West Virginia. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1700 (Oil and gas wells). • Docket Number: M–2017–017–C. FR Notice: 82 FR 48115 (10/16/2017). Petitioner: Paramont Contura, LLC, Three Gateway Center, 401 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222–1000. Mine: Deep Mine 44, MSHA I.D. No. 44–07308, located in Dickenson County, Virginia. PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1700 (Oil and gas wells). • Docket Number: M–2017–020–C. FR Notice: 82 FR 49685 (10/26/2017). Petitioner: Spartan Mining Company, 500 Lee Street, East, Suite 701 (25301), Post Office Box 2548, Charleston, West Virginia 25329. Mine: Road Fork #52 Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 46–09522, located in Wyoming County, West Virginia. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1700 (Oil and gas wells). • Docket Number: M–2016–037–C. FR Notice: 82 FR 16070 (3/31/2017). Petitioner: San Juan Coal Company, P.O. Box 561, Waterflow, New Mexico 87421. Mine: San Juan Mine 1, MSHA I.D. No. 29–02170, located in San Juan County, New Mexico. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1506(c)(1) (Refuge alternatives). • Docket Number: M–2016–009–M. FR Notice: 82 FR 9234 (2/3/2017). Petitioner: Coeur Alaska, Inc. 1700 Lincoln Street, Suite 4700, Denver, Colorado 80203. Mine: Kensington Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 50–01544, located in Juneau County, Alaska. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 57.11052(d) (Refuge areas). Sheila McConnell, Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances. [FR Doc. 2018–12460 Filed 6–8–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4520–43–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Mine Safety and Health Administration [OMB Control No. 1219–0120] Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Occupational Noise Exposure Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor. ACTION: Request for public comments. AGENCY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11JNN1.SGM 11JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Mine Safety and Health Administration


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

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 and the Code of 
Federal Regulations govern the application, processing, and disposition 
of petitions for modification. This Federal Register notice notifies 
the public that MSHA 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 website 
at https://www.msha.gov/regulations/rulemaking/petitions-modification. 
The public may inspect the petitions and final decisions during normal 
business hours in MSHA's Office of Standards, Regulations, and 
Variances, 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, Virginia 
22202. All visitors are required to check in at the receptionist's desk 
in Suite 4E401.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Barron at 202-693-9447 
(phone), [email protected] (email), or 202-693-9441 (fax). [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) 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-2016-015-C.
    FR Notice: 81 FR 47423 (7/21/2016).
    Petitioner: Canyon Fuel Company, LLC, HC 35, Box 380, Helper, Utah 
84526.
    Mine: Skyline Mine #3, MSHA I.D. No. 42-01566, located in Carbon 
County, Utah.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.380(d)(4) (Escapeways; bituminous 
and lignite mines).

     Docket Number: M-2017-006-C.
    FR Notice: 82 FR 16072 (3/31/2017).
    Petitioner: Tunnel Ridge, LLC, 2596 Battle Run Road, Triadelphia, 
West Virginia 26059.
    Mine: Tunnel Ridge Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 46-08864, located in Ohio 
County, West Virginia.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1002(a) (Installation of electric 
equipment and conductors; permissibility).

     Docket Number: M-2017-012-C.
    FR Notice: 82 FR 34702 (7/26/2017).
    Petitioner: The Marion County Coal Company, 151 Johnny Cake Road, 
Metz, West Virginia 26585.
    Mine: Marion County Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 46-01433, located in Marion 
County, West Virginia.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1700 (Oil and gas wells).

     Docket Number: M-2017-017-C.
    FR Notice: 82 FR 48115 (10/16/2017).
    Petitioner: Paramont Contura, LLC, Three Gateway Center, 401 
Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-1000.
    Mine: Deep Mine 44, MSHA I.D. No. 44-07308, located in Dickenson 
County, Virginia.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1700 (Oil and gas wells).

     Docket Number: M-2017-020-C.
    FR Notice: 82 FR 49685 (10/26/2017).
    Petitioner: Spartan Mining Company, 500 Lee Street, East, Suite 701 
(25301), Post Office Box 2548, Charleston, West Virginia 25329.
    Mine: Road Fork #52 Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 46-09522, located in 
Wyoming County, West Virginia.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1700 (Oil and gas wells).

     Docket Number: M-2016-037-C.
    FR Notice: 82 FR 16070 (3/31/2017).
    Petitioner: San Juan Coal Company, P.O. Box 561, Waterflow, New 
Mexico 87421.
    Mine: San Juan Mine 1, MSHA I.D. No. 29-02170, located in San Juan 
County, New Mexico.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1506(c)(1) (Refuge alternatives).

     Docket Number: M-2016-009-M.
    FR Notice: 82 FR 9234 (2/3/2017).
    Petitioner: Coeur Alaska, Inc. 1700 Lincoln Street, Suite 4700, 
Denver, Colorado 80203.
    Mine: Kensington Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 50-01544, located in Juneau 
County, Alaska.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 57.11052(d) (Refuge areas).

Sheila McConnell,
Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances.
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