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No mines eligible for a Pattern of Violations, MSHA screening shows

News Release Posted [June 29,2016]

Assistant Secretary Main: ‘POV regulation reins in chronic violators, protects miners’

ARLINGTON, Va. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration announced today that – for the first time since reforms began in 2010 – none of the nation’s more than 13,000 mining operations meets the criteria for a Pattern of Violations notice.


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