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Tag: rulemaking

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MSHA proposes mobile equipment safety rule

October 1, 2021By and

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) published its long-awaited proposed rule addressing surface mobile equipment safety.

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WOTUS on EPA chopping block once again

September 2, 2021By

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is relooking at the definition of “waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS), with developments likely to surface in the months to come.

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Proposed MSHA rule coming on motor-driven equipment

November 18, 2020By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) latest proposed rule is about adopting standards for electric motor-driven mine equipment and accessories.

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Are MSHA rules on silica, powered haulage coming soon?

July 29, 2020By

With the Trump administration releasing an updated regulatory agenda, Ogletree Deakins’ Margo Lopez joins Pit & Quarry to discuss the latest Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) rulemaking.

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New WOTUS rule reportedly on track

December 19, 2019By

The Environmental Protection Agency’s final rule to replace the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule is now under interagency review.

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An inside look at MSHA’s rulemaking

December 11, 2017By and

A few weeks before the new workplace examination rule was slated to go into effect, the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) opened a proposed rulemaking.

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How OSHA’s silica rule will impact aggregate operations

August 15, 2017By

Enforcement of OSHA’s final rule to protect workers in construction from exposure will soon go into effect. What effects will this rule have on aggregate producers?

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Workplace exams rule enforcement delayed to October

May 22, 2017By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration is extending the effective date of its final rule on workplace exams to Oct 2.

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