Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977
Program Area: 
Health & Safety
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
29 C.F.R. pt. 2700, subpt. D
Filed By: 
Private Party/Individual
Brief Description of Case Type: 
Compensation Proceedings: A compensation proceeding is a case that may be filed with the Commission by miners entitled to compensation who are idled by a closure order issued by Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (DOL/MSHA).
Relief Available in Actions Filed By Private Parties: 
Monetary Award
Verified by Agency: