On Wednesday, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) kicked off its regulatory agenda by lifting the veil on its final rule to revise the Pattern of Violations (POV) system under 30 C.F.R. Part 104. Unless...more
- Coal Mines MSHA POV System Safety Laws Safety Violations
MSHA’s demand in 2010 for mine operators to disclose confidential medical and business records led to a court challenge alleging that it violated the Fourth Amendment prohibition against warrantless search and seizure as well...more
- Due Process Fifth Amendment Fourth Amendment Medical Records Mine Act MSHA Warrantless Searches
Federal agencies face the possibility of substantial cuts to their budgets in January unless Congress acts to prevent them.
In what has become known as sequestration, automatic cuts of 8.2 percent will be imposed...more
- Federal Budget MSHA OSHA Sequestration Spending Cuts
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