6th Circ. Won't Halt Mine Safety Enforcement Rule

Law360, New York (December 4, 2013, 2:16 PM EST) -- The Sixth Circuit on Tuesday rebuffed an industry plea to prevent the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration from enforcing its revised rule cracking down on safety issues in the nation's most dangerous mines, saying mine operators haven't shown they'll be irreparably harmed by the rule.

The MSHA unveiled its revised existing pattern of violations, or POV, regulation in January to ensure mine operators monitor and fix the most dangerous safety problems in their mines. But groups including the National Mining Association and mine operators including...
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