Petition - Docket No. M-1998-101-C M-1998-102-C M-2000-119-C M-2000-120-C

Petition for Modification
In the matter of
Plateau Mining Corporation
Willow Creek Mine
l.D. No. 42-02113
Docket No. M-1998-101-C M-1998-102-C M-2000-119-C M-2000-120-C

30 CFR 75.1002, 75.350, 75.500(d), and 75.1002-l(a)


By letters received September 6, 2001, Plateau Mining Corporation requested withdrawal of four petitions for modification. The petitions were being processed pursuant to 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977, 30 U.S.C. sec. 811(c), and 30 CFR 44 et seq. The four petitions, Docket Nos. M-1998-101-C, M-1998- 102-C, M-2000-119-C, and M-2000-120-C, were for modification of 30 CFR 75.1002, 75.350, 75.SOO(d), and 75.1002-l(a), respectively. The four petitions all applied to the Petitioner's Willow Creek Mine located in Carbon County, Utah.

Therefore, pursuant to the authority delegated by the Secretary of Labor to the Administrator for Coal Mine Safety and Health, Plateau Mining Corporation's Petition for Modification of 30 CFR 75.362(d)(2) to its Willow Creek Mine is


Any party to this action desiring a hearing on this matter must file in accordance with 30 CFR 44 within 30 days. The request for hearing must be filed with the Administrator for Coal Mine Safety and Health, 4015 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia 22203.

If a hearing is requested, the request shall contain a concise summary of position on the issues of fact or law desired to be raised by the party requesting the hearing, including specific objections to the proposed decision. A party other than Petitioner who has requested a hearing shall also comment upon all issues of fact or law presented in the petition, and any party to this action requesting a hearing may indicate a desired hearing site. Ifno request for a hearing is filed within 30 days after service thereof, the Order of Dismissal will become final.


William P. Knepp
Acting Chief, Division of Safety Coal Mine Safety and Health