US mining safety bill rejected by House of Representatives
Published: Monday, 13 December 2010
Falls short of two-third majority; industrial minerals association welcomes decision
A bill aimed at strengthening US mine safety legislation has
been defeated in the House of Representatives, falling short of
the required two-thirds majority in favour.
Backed by the Democratic Party, the Robert C. Byrd Mine Safety
Protection Act of 2010, would have changed regulations in
response to the Upper...