Tag: Alexander Acosta

What to expect from MSHA policy, leadership changes

November 3, 2017By and

While the first seven months of the Trump administration have been anything but boring, there’s still a lot to find out about MSHA’s course going forward.

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New head at MSHA – for now

August 22, 2017By

Learn more about the new acting head of the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), who will lead the agency until an assistant secretary is confirmed.

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NSSGA addresses regulations with US labor secretary

July 6, 2017By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) met with U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to address regulations faced by aggregate operations.

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U.S. Senate confirms Acosta as labor secretary

May 1, 2017By

The confirmation of Alexander Acosta paves the way for movement on other posts in the Department of Labor, including the next assistant secretary of the Mine Safety & Health Administration.

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Cabinet update: EPA head confirmed, DOL nominee withdraws

February 21, 2017By

Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma’s attorney general, was confirmed as U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator. Also, the Trump administration tapped a new nominee to head the Department of Labor following Andy Puzder’s withdrawal.

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