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Mine Safety Violations

Government Gets Tough on Mine Safety Violators

Ellen Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Smith

A small Kentucky operator, with the reputation as being one of Mine Safety and Health Administration's most recalcitrant civil penalty violators, was slapped in a criminal case with two years probation and a $25 fine.

4,000 Mine Safety Violations Ignored On Bush Administration Watch

Charleston (W.V.) Gazette | Ken Ward Jr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Federal regulators have allowed mine operators to avoid fines for thousands of health and safety citations, despite a federal law that requires moneta...