Petition - Docket No. M-2007-014-C


In the matter of Petition for Modification TJS Mining, Inc.

#5 Mine

I.D. No. 36-09159 Docket No. M-2007-014-C




On March 19, 2007, TJS Mining, Inc. filed a petition pursuant to 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (Mine Act), 30 U.S.C. § 811(c), and 30 C.F.R. § 44 et seq., for the modification of the application of 30 C.F.R. § 75.503 (30 C.F.R. § 18.35) to Petitioner's #5 Mine, located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.


On June 13, 2008, MSHA received a letter from the petitioner requesting the petition be withdrawn. As a result, the petition is no longer needed and should be dismissed.


Therefore, pursuant to the authority delegated by the Secretary of Labor to the Administrator for Coal Mine Safety and Health, TJS Mining, Inc.’s Petition for Modification of 30 C.F.R. § 75.503 (30 C.F.R. § 18.35) to its #5 Mine is hereby:




Any party to this action desiring a hearing on this matter must file in accordance with 30 C.F.R. § 44.14, within 30 days. The request for hearing must be filed with the Administrator for Coal Mine Safety and Health, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia 22209-3939. 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 may 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. If no request for a hearing is filed within 30 days after service thereof, the Decision and Order will become final and must be posted by the operator on the mine bulletin board at the mine.




Stephen J. Gigliotti

Chief, Division of Safety for Coal Mine Safety and Health