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Kentucky mine fails inspection

By Julie Newman, jnewman@wcyb.com
Published On: Jun 26 2013 09:37:16 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 26 2013 04:16:56 PM CDT
FLOYD CO., Ky. -

A failed inspection is leaving a Kentucky coal mine in hot water.

The Mine Safety and Health Administration issued 23 citations and 6 unwarrantable failure orders following an inspection of Tram Energy LLC, Number One Mine in Floyd County on May 8.

The alleged violations include mining without required dust controls in place and accumulations of combustible materials.

MSHA says that the citations and orders led to the mine's closure from May 21t until may 30.