Mine Safety and Health Administration August 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Affirmative Decisions on Petitions for Modification Granted in Whole or in Part
Document Number: E8-19919
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-28
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) enforces mine operator compliance with mandatory safety and health standards that protect miners and improve safety and health conditions in U.S. Mines. This Federal Register Notice (FR Notice) notifies the public that it has investigated and issued a final decision on certain mine operator petitions to modify a safety standard.
Conveyor Belt Combustion Toxicity and Smoke Density
Document Number: E8-19391
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-08-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Mine Safety and Health Administration is reopening the rulemaking record on the request for information entitled ``Conveyor Belt Combustion Toxicity and Smoke Density'' published in the Federal Register on June 19, 2008 (73 FR 35057) and extending the comment period to September 8, 2008.
Petition for Modification
Document Number: E8-18924
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-15
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
Section 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 and 30 CFR Part 44 govern the application, processing, and disposition of petitions for modification. This notice is a summary of a petition for modification filed by the party listed below to modify the application of the existing mandatory safety standard published in Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations.