NMA speaks out on coal mine safety and climate change

Underground coal mine operators are moving aggressively to comply with the Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response (MINER) Act of 2006 at the same time as they voluntarily push to formalise new risk management practices designed to help the industry identify, eliminate and manage conditions and practices that have the greatest potential to cause injury, said a safety official for America’s National Mining Association (NMA) in testimony today before the Senate Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety. (more…)

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