Murray Energy Will Sue To Block New DOL Coal Dust Rule
By Zachary Zagger
Law360, New York (April 24, 2014, 2:33 PM EDT) -- Ohio-based coal company Murray Energy Corp. said on Wednesday it will sue the U.S. Department of Labor over a final rule lowering the limit of coal dust in mines, saying the rule will destroy the coal industry while providing no benefit to the health or safety of miners.
The DOL's Mine Safety and Health Administration on Wednesday released its final rule on coal dust limits three and a half years after it was first proposed in October 2010. The rule is aimed at limiting miners' exposure...