Power Fuels, LLC v. Federal Mine Safety & Health Review Comm'n

ELR Citation: 45 ELR 20024
No(s). 14-1450 (4th Cir. Jan 27, 2015)

The Fourth Circuit held that a Virginia facility that stores and blends coal for a nearby power plant is subject to the Mine Safety and Health Administration's (MSHA's) jurisdiction under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977. The Mine Act covers operators of a "coal or other mine," includi...