(a)Where to file. After a petition has been referred to the
Office of the Chief Administrative Law Judge, the parties will be notified of
the name and address of the administrative law judge assigned to the case.
All further documents shall be filed with the administrative law judge at the
address designated or with the Chief Administrative Law Judge, if the
assignment has not been made. While the petition is before the Assistant
Secretary at any stage of the proceeding, all documents should be filed with
the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2322, Arlington, Virginia 22209-3939.
(b)Caption, title and signature. (1) The documents filed in
any proceeding under this part shall be captioned in the name of the operator
of the mine to which the proceeding relates and in the name of the mine or
mines affected. After a docket number has been assigned to the proceeding by
the Office of the Chief Administrative Law Judge, the caption shall contain
such docket number.
(2) After the caption each such document shall contain a
title which shall be descriptive of the document and which shall identify the
party by whom the document is submitted.
(3) The original of all documents filed shall be signed at
the end by the party submitting the document or, if the party is represented
by an attorney, by such attorney. The address of the party or the attorney
shall appear beneath the signature.
U.S. Department of Labor | Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) | 1100 Wilson Boulevard, 21st Floor | Arlington, VA 22209-3939 www.msha.gov | Telephone: (202) 693-9400 | Fax-on-demand: (202) 693-9401