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Scales of Justice U.S. Department of Labor
Office of the Solicitor
Division of Mine Safety and Health
Representing the Mine Safety and Health Administration in litigation, appellate, and
rulemaking matters arising under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977.

bullet Division of Mine Safety and Health
    SOL Division of Mine Safety and Health
    201 12th Street South, Suite 500
    Arlington, Virginia 22202-5450
    (202) 693-9333 (phone)
    (202) 693-9361 (fax)

      Heidi W. Strassler, Associate Solicitor
      Thomas A. Paige, Deputy Associate Solicitor
      Derek Baxter and Jason S. Grover, Co-Counsels for Trial Litigation
      W. Christian Schumann, Counsel for Appellate Litigation
      April E. Nelson, Counsel for Standards and Legal Advice
bullet SOL Regional Offices

bullet What's New?
Litigation, rulemaking, criminal, and other activities.
bullet Frequently Asked Questions
This page includes answers to "How do I contest a citation/order?" and "How do I contest a civil penalty assessment?"
bullet Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission
This page is your gateway to Commission decisions, ALJ decisions, Court of Appeals decisions and more...
bullet The Acts and Legislative Histories
This page includes links to the MINER Act, the Mine Act, the Coal Act, the Metal/Nonmetal Act and Legislative Histories.
bullet Kids' Stuff
Learn about our three branches of government.