Tag: legal

EPA under the Trump administration argued that the Navigable Waters Protection rule ended decades of uncertainty over where federal jurisdiction begins and ends. Photo: P&Q Staff

NSSGA joins coalition in fight against WOTUS rule

January 20, 2023 By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) joined several other organizations in filing a complaint in a U.S. district court over the latest waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule.

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Returning to work in a new world

May 7, 2020 By and

In the new mining environment, operators are confronted with a series of challenges to reassure their people that the workplace is safe.

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Best practices for when MSHA requests documents

January 6, 2020 By and

Operators are understandably not enthusiastic about turning over materials to the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), so preparation is key in the event the agency makes such a request.

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Foreshadowing asbestos legal challenges

August 28, 2019 By and

Asbestos-in-talc litigation is up significantly of late, meaning aggregate producers should consider potential parallels to their products.

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Legal counsel in accident investigations

January 27, 2017 By and

All fatalities at a mine must be reported, even if due to natural causes or non-mine events.

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Legal notebook: Avoid assumptions, keep records

December 1, 2015 By 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, 2015 By

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

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