Cases Currently on Review Before the Commission

Date Updated:
09/03/2021

Cases Currently on Review Before the Commission

No.

 

Case Name

Docket No.

Date When Review was Granted

 

Description of the Case

 

1

Consol Pennsylvania Coal Co., LLC

 

PENN 2019-0008

2/6/20

Whether the Judge erred in ruling that the operator had failed to adequately insulate and protect a power cable.

   

2

KC Transport, Inc.

 

WEVA 2019-458

4/6/20

Whether the Judge erred in ruling that two trucks were subject to Mine Act jurisdiction.

   

3

Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC

 

LAKE 2017-0450

9/17/20

Whether the Commission erred by failing to assume the existence of an emergency in determining whether a violation of an emergency standard was “significant and substantial.”

4

Consol Pennsylvania Coal Co., LLC 

PENN 2019-0094

4/16/21

Whether the Judge erred in concluding that the location of a lifeline violated a safety standard and constituted an S&S violation. 

5

Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC, and Butler

7/19/21

Whether the Judge erred in concluding that the operator violated standards when it failed to immediately de-energize equipment when it encountered high methane levels, whether the violation was S&S, and whether a supervisor was liable for individual penalties.