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MSHA cites Kentucky and West Virginia mines as pattern violators

The federal Mine Safety and Health Administration has tabbed one mine in Kentucky and two in West Virginia as pattern violators, which means they have repeatedly broken federal health and safety regulations., The Kentucky mine located in Floyd County is the Tram Energy Number one mine and the Brody mine number one in Boone County West Virginia is one of the two West Virginia mines. The second West Virginia mine is Affinity Mine in Raleigh County. MSHA's director said on Thursday that his staff was reviewing several other mines that could be added.

Filed under: Floyd Co. | Around the region | Environment | Mining


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