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Underground Coal Mines (2013-19029) Request for Information August 8, 2013.
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LIST OF COMMENTERS|
30 CFR Part 75
Refuge Alternatives for Underground Coal Mines
Request for Information
|AB79-Comm-2||Eugene White, Director, West Virginia Office of MinersҠHealth, Safety & Training||11/25/2013|
|AB79-Comm-3||James Rau, General Manager, MineArc Systems America LLC||06/02/2014|
|AB79-Comm-4||Charles Vaught (Retired) and Kathleen M. Kowalski Trakofler, Ph.D, Research Psychologist NIOSH Office of Mine Safety and Health Research (Retired)||06/03/2014|
|AB79-Comm-5||Jim Akers, Mine Owner, Hubble Mining LLC.||04/02/2015|
|AB79-Comm-6||Bruce Watzman, National Mining Association||04/02/2015|
|AB79-Comm-7||Nathan P. Joslin, Chief, Research & Development, Jack Kennedy Metal Products & Buildings, Inc.||04/02/2015|
|AB79-Comm-8||Christina Spring, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health||04/02/2015|
|AB79-Comm-9||John Reinmann, Strata Worldwide LLC||04/02/2015|
|AB79-Comm-10||Edward M. Green, Counsel to the Companies, Crowell & Moring||04/02/2015|
|AB79-Comm-10-1||Enclosure A, 1. Emergency Rulemaking Petition NMA Bruce Watzman; 2. Jeffery Kohler Letter to Ronald Wooten Dated December 19, 2007; 3. article entitled “Update on refuge alternatives: research, recommendations and underground deployment” by Bauer and Kohler; 4. Finite element simulation of mine refuge chambers (Final Report); 5. Underground Mine Shelter Thermal Analysis (Final Report); and 6. E-mail from Pete Rynes Dated July 13, 2002 to Eric Bauer, NIOSH||04/02/2015|
|AB79-Comm-10-2||Enclosure B, Letter from Edward M. Green Dated May 23, 2014, requesting a comment period extension||04/02/2015|
|AB79-Comm-10-3||Enclosure C, PowerPoint slides from the Office of Mine Safety and Health Research (OMSHR): 1. Ed Thimons, entitled Built-in-Place Refuge Alternatives; 2. Susan M. Moore, PhD, entitled Human Factors Considerations for Refuge Alternatives; 3. Ed Thimons, entitled Mobile RA Purging and Purge Room Contamination; 4. David S. Yantek, entitled Demonstration of an Occupancy Derating Strategy for Mobile Refuge Alternatives used in Underground Coal Mines; 5. David S. Yantek, entitled Temperature Rise in Mobile Refuge Alternatives; and 6. J. Kohler, entitled Overview of Research on Refuge Alternatives, May 22, 2014.||04/02/2015|
|AB79-Comm-10-4||Enclosure D, PowerPoint slides from NIOSH Refuge Alternatives Partnership Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA February 10, 2015: 1. Discussion Points/Takeaways; 2. An Overview of OMSHR’s History of Refuge Alternatives Research, Office of Mine Safety and Health Research (OMSHR), Dr. RJ Matetic; 3. Overview of Prior OMSHR Refuge Alternatives Research on Purging, Heat & Humidity, and Built-in-place, OMSHR, Dave Yantek; 4. Update on OMSHR Refuge Alternatives Research: 2014 Heat & Humidity Research and 2015 Planned Research, OMSHR, Dave Yantek; 5. Design and Construction Considerations for a Protected Compressed Air Line to a Refuge Alternative, Jhon Silva and Braden Lusk, University of Kentucky; 6. Thermal Control in Mine Refuges, ChemBio Shelter, Inc., Ed Roscioli; 7. Mine Test of a Cryogenic Refuge Alternative Supply System (CryoRASS), NASA Kennedy Space Center, Donald Doerr, Ed Blalock, and David Bush; 8. Built-In-Place Refuge Alternatives-(BIP-RA) San Juan Coal Company, bhpbilliton, David Hales.||04/02/2015|
|AB79-Comm-10-5||Enclosure E, entitled Refuge Alternative Safety Alert||04/02/2015|
|AB79-Comm-10-6||Enclosure F, Letter from Edward M. Green dated March 30, 2015, re: Comments on Interim Final Rule Re Extension of Transition Period for Introduction of Closed-Circuit Escape Respirators||04/02/2015|
|AB79-Comm-10-7||Enclosure G, Edward M. Green, Counsel to the Companies, Crowell & Moring, Additional Supplemental Comments and Photo||04/02/2015|
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