We’ve seen mining accidents and recovery efforts play out on the news and recently, a movie was made about a well-known mining accident. Read more
We have discussed workplace safety in prior issues and have attorneys to convey the message that workers are entitled to a safe place to work. That is extremely important especially consider... Read more
It was reported that the West Virginia coal mine where a collapse last month killed two workers had “chronic compliance issues” and received numerous citations from inspectors last year. The... Read more
Coal Slurry Impoundments have become a major problems in the U.S. Regulators are ignoring stricter construction standards that could prevent more failures at hundreds of such impoundments, w... Read more
Federal regulators have issued 177 citations, 22 orders and one safeguard during the latest round of monthly impact inspections. According to the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration a... Read more
Six underground coal mines in Kentucky have been shut down by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration. The mines had received numerous citations and closur... Read more
The federal Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has fined an Alpha Natural Resources subsidiary more than $763,000 for repeated safety violations at a West Virginia coal operation.... Read more
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