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List of Comments on Current Rulemaking (2014)

30 CFR Part 100

RIN 1219–AB72

Docket No. MSHA–2014–0009

Criteria and Procedures for Assessment of Civil Penalties

Fedreg. Doc. 2014-17935

Published July 31, 2014

Criteria and Procedures for Assessment of Civil Penalties

proposed rule; extension of comment period.

Fedreg. Doc. 2014-22000

Published September 16, 2014


Comment Period Closes December 3, 2014

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30 CFR Part 7 and 75

RIN 1219-AB79

Refuge Alternatives for Underground Coal Mines
Request for Information

Fedreg. Doc. 2013-19029

Published August 8, 2013

Refuge Alternatives for Underground Coal Mines
Request for information; extension of comment period.

Fedreg. Doc. 2013-23013

Published September 23, 2013

Extension of Comment Period

Fedreg. Doc. 2013-29306

Published December 6, 2013

Fedreg. Doc. 2014-12749

Published June 2, 2014

Refuge Alternatives for Underground Coal Mines
Request for information; extension of comment period.

Comment Period Closes October 2, 2014


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