Tag: law

Senate passes Water Resources Development Act

September 16, 2016By

The Senate passed a bill that includes funds for water infrastructure projects across the United States.

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Tug of War: MSHA’s power to vacate citations

September 16, 2016By

MSHA can vacate a citation anytime by law and thereby dissolve any related penalty.

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Legal notebook: Avoid assumptions, keep records

December 1, 2015By and

Don’t presume, assume or anticipate anything without first planning or analyzing data. That’s one of the messages Jeff […]

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Publication exhibits poor judgment in attack on industry

August 31, 2015By

People trespass into abandoned quarries every now and then. Occasionally, trespassers get injured or killed because of the […]

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The quarry or the trespasser: Who’s to blame?

August 31, 2015By

A number of stories appear in newspapers every summer about people who are injured or killed after trespassing […]

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Tax increase prevention

Tax increase prevention

February 3, 2015By

Find out which tax extenders aggregate producers will be afforded in preparation for filing 2014 taxes. Congress has […]

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MSHA penalty controversy

January 6, 2015By

MSHA conducted its first hearing on proposed changes to civil penalty regulations on Dec. 4. MSHA wants to […]

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The pattern of violations game

December 4, 2014By

An order from William Moran, a Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission judge, dismissing MSHA’s pattern of […]

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