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Rule §12.539 Coal Mine Waste: Burning

Published: 2015

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Coal mine waste fires shall be extinguished by the person who conducts the underground mining activities in accordance with a plan approved by the Commission and the Mine Safety and Health Administration. The plan shall contain, at a minimum, provisions to ensure that only those persons authorized by the operator, and who have an understanding of the procedure to be used, shall be involved in the extinguishing operations.

Source Note: The provisions of this §12.539 adopted to be effective April 7, 1997, 22 TexReg 3093; amended to be effective November 4, 1997, 22 TexReg 10640.