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DOL/MSHA Media Adivisory
Mine Safety and Health Administration
Contact: Rodney Brown
Phone: (202) 693-9425


Released Monday, September 9, 2002


Media Advisory

MSHA To Update Media on Quecreek Investigation


NEW STANTON, Pa. - Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health Dave D. Lauriski will update news media on the progress of the investigation into the inundation that last month trapped 9 miners for 77 hours in the Quecreek Mine, Somerset County, Pa.

EVENT: Media availability with Dave D. Lauriski, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health
DATE: Tuesday, September 10, 2002
TIME: 9:00 a.m.
LOCATION: MSHA District 2 Office, 319 Paintersville Road, Hunker, PA 15639
DIRECTIONS: From Pennsylvania Turnpike, take New Stanton exit; take 70 West and almost immediately take New Stanton exit from 70 West; get in left lane, go left at STOP sign. In less than 1 mile, there is a traffic light at Paintersville Road. Right on Paintersville Road, District office is second building on left.
CONTACT: Rodney Brown/Amy Louviere
(202) 693-9425/(202) 693-9423