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Scofflaw Program Reclaims $5.2 Million in Unpaid Mine Safety and Health Fines

News Release Posted [October 23,2018]

Strengthened Enforcement Initiative Produces Outstanding Fines From 49 Mine Operators

ARLINGTON, VA – Seven months after taking action to strengthen enforcement efforts regarding delinquent fines and mine violations, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced today that 49 mine operators have either taken steps to enter into payment agreements or satisfied their delinquent debts, resulting in $5.2 million in recovered fines.

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