|Membership Meeting RE Drug Testing/Extended Cut Mining|
|Friday - September 07, 2012|
A special membership meeting is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 20th in rooms 203 & 204 of the Charleston Civic Center, to review and discuss West Virginia’s new drug testing program for coal mining operations per HB 4351 and recent activity/progress surrounding extended cut mining plans.
The morning portion of the meeting from 9 a.m. till noon will address recent developments concerning extended cut mining and the new “negotiated” guidelines for approving and operating under extended cut mining plans.
Following lunch, we’ll provide an update of the state’s drug testing program and applicable rule-making responsibilities of the State Board of Coal Mine Health & Safety and the Office of Miners' Health, Safety & Training, who are charged under HB 4351 to implement emergency rules by December 31 of this year.
The meeting is open to all WVCA member companies.