In re Howard

ELR Citation: ELR 20144
No(s). 08-5799 (6th Cir. Jul 6, 2009)

The Sixth Circuit dismissed a miner's petition for writ of mandamus directing the Secretary of Labor to promulgate lower limits for the mount of dust and silica allowed in the air in mines. The Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 authorizes the Secretary to promulgate mandatory air quality st...