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[Federal Register: March 12, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 48)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 11770]

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Mine Safety and Health Administration

30 CFR Part 75

RIN 1219-AA76

Underground Coal Mine Ventilation--Safety Standards for the Use of a Belt Entry as an Intake Air Course To Ventilate Working Sections and Areas Where Mechanized Mining Equipment Is Being Installed or Removed

AGENCY: Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Labor.

ACTION: Change of hearing dates.

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SUMMARY: MSHA published hearing dates in the January 27, 2003 proposed rule on Safety Standards for the Use of a Belt Entry as an Intake Air Course to Ventilate Working Sections and Areas Where Mechanized Mining Equipment Is Being Installed or Removed (68 FR 3936). Three of the hearing dates published with the proposed rule conflict with other Agency hearings and are being changed. The hearing in Grand Junction, Colorado is changed from May 29, 2003 to April 3, 2003. The hearing in Charleston, West Virginia is changed from May 13, 2003 to April 8, 2003. The hearing in Washington, Pennsylvania is changed from May 15, 2003 to April 10, 2003. All of the hearing locations are printed under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for the convenience of the public.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marvin W. Nichols, Jr., Director; Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, MSHA; phone: (202) 693-9440; facsimile: (202) 693-9441; E-mail: Nichols-Marvin@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Public Hearings

     The table contains information on the hearing dates, locations, and phone numbers for all of the hearings on ``Safety Standards for the Use of a Belt Entry as an Intake Air Course to Ventilate Working Sections and Areas Where Mechanized Mining Equipment is Being Installed or Removed.''

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                     Date                                          Location                          Phone
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April 3, 2003.................................  Holiday Inn Grand Junction, 755 Horizon           (970) 243-6790
                                                 Drive, Grand Junction, CO 81506.
April 8, 2003.................................  Marriott Town Center, 200 Lee Street,             (304) 345-6500
                                                 Charleston, WV 25301.
April 10, 2003................................  Holiday Inn at the Meadows, 340 Racetrack         (724) 222-6200
                                                 Road, Washington, PA 15301.
April 29, 2003................................  Holiday Inn--Birmingham Airport, 5000 10th        (205) 591-6900
                                                 Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35212.
May 1, 2003...................................  Holiday Inn Lexington--North, 1950 Newton         (859) 233-0512
                                                 Pike, Lexington, KY 40305.
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     Dated: March 7, 2003.
Dave D. Lauriski,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 03-5942 Filed 3-11-03; 8:45 am]

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