Federal Government Granted Permanent Injunction Against Pike County Coal Mine

A federal court has issued a permanent injunction against a Pike County coal mine in response to allegations from the Mine Safety and Health Administration that the mine was giving advance notice of inspections. When miners have advance notice, they can quickly rectify unsafe conditions to pass inspection. That’s what MSHA says was happening at […]

Temporary Restraining Order Granted Against Pike County Coal Mine

A federal court has issued a temporary restraining order against a Pike County mine. The federal Mine Safety and Health Administration alleges the mine operator was giving advance warning to miners of impending inspections, which is illegal. When miners have advance notice, they can quickly rectify unsafe conditions to pass inspection. That’s what MSHA says […]