A proposed reform to a 142 year-old hardrock mining bill, sponsored by Peter DeFazio (D-OR), updates the archaic regulations on hard rock mining on public lands.
Suppressing Dust on Gravel Roads
After much protest, the government of Newfoundland and Labrador will resume its dust control measures. Is this the start of change on a larger scale?
Whose Responsibility Is It to Maintain a Right-of-Way?
Maintaining a right-of-way for public access or utility companies is the duty of the land owner. Users of the property must also exercise due care restoring the land to its original state if damaged. Responsible parties should understand the elements of maintenance required, and the precautions they can take to avoid the harmful effects of soil erosion on their access-land.
Combustible Dust at Work: How to Stay Safe and Explosion Free in the Workplace
We examine the risk of combustible dust in the workplace, what dusts are combustible, the elements that cause them to explode and how testing and awareness can significantly reduce the danger of dust explosions on the job.