FEDERAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION
1331 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW, SUITE 520N
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20004-1710
SECRETARY OF LABOR, :
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH :
ADMINISTRATION (MSHA) : Docket No. LAKE 2009-35
THE AMERICAN COAL COMPANY :
DIRECTION FOR REVIEW
The petition for discretionary review filed by The American Coal Company is granted in part and denied in part. The Commission grants review regarding the first five questions presented in the petition. The Commission denies review regarding the question of whether the Judge applied the incorrect legal standard in assessing a penalty for Order No. 7490599.
/s/ William I. Althen
William I. Althen, Acting Chairman
/s/ Michael G. Young
Michael G. Young, Commissioner
/s/ Robert F. Cohen, Jr.
Robert F. Cohen, Jr., Commissioner