Montana Coal Mining Code (Montana)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Montana|
|Name||Montana Coal Mining Code (Montana)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Coal with CCS|
|Program Administrator||Montana Department of Labor and Industry|
The Department of Labor and Industry is authorized to adopt rules pertaining to safety standards for all coal mines in the state. The Code requires coal mine operators to make an accurate map or plan of each mine, which must be provided to the Department and updated on the basis of semiannual surveys. The Code lists other duties of the mine operator, including reporting of the amount of coal produced, providing and maintaining airways, and giving notice of certain occurrences, injuries, and fatalities. Part 4 of the Code lists rules for coal mine inspections, investigations, and compliance.
|Contact Name||Diana Ferriter, Administrator|
|Department||Montana Department of Labor and Industry|
|Division||Employment Relations Division|
|Address||P.O. Box 8011|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||50-73 MCA|
|Authority 2:||ARM 24.30.1302|