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|University ||Mount St. Mary's College, B.S., 1964|
|Law School||University of Pittsburgh, J.D., 1967|
|Admitted||1967, Pennsylvania; 1967, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania; 1972, District of Columbia and U.S. District Court, District of Columbia; 1974, U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit; 1979, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1987, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit|
|Memberships ||The District of Columbia Bar; Pennsylvania (Inactive) and American Bar Associations.|
|Military||Lt. USNR, active duty, 1967-1971|
|Special Agencies||Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.|
Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Washington, DC Super Lawyers and Who's Who in American Law. Author: Understanding MSHA,McGraw Hill, 1981; Safety and Health at Mines, A Manual for Operators and Contractors, Advanstar, 1999, 2003 (2nd Ed.); MSHA - The Mine Operator and the Law, Mine-Works Media, 2003; MSHA Compliance Essentials, Mine-Works Media, 2012. Co-Author: Workplace Safety and Health, Clark Boardman Callahan, 1995; Occupational Safety and Health Law Handbook, Government Institutes, 2001, 2008; Concepts and Processes in Mine Safety and Health Management, SME 2001. Legal Editor, Monthly Columnist Pit and Quarry, Advanstar, 1996-. Adjunct Professor, Understanding Law and Law Studies, George Mason University, New Century College, 2004-2006. Past Member Board of Trustees, Energy and Mineral Law Foundation. Member, Council of Counsel, National Stone Sand and Gravel Association. Member, Law and Safety Committees, National Mining Association.
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Changing MSHA Penalties: What’s on the Horizon for Mine Operators?
Michael T. Heenan, March 23, 2015
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is in the process of reviewing proposed new civil penalty regulations following multiple hearings in which stakeholders offered their comments. Civil penalties for safety violations within the mining industry have generated much consternation and...
Miners Can Prevent Fatal Accidents
Michael T. Heenan,Gwendolyn K. Nightengale, May 29, 2014
With a momentary lapse of attention, any of us can cause a grave accident--at home, in a vehicle, on vacation, or at work. Miners must be ever vigilant for their own safety and the safety of others. The mining industry can reduce fatalities and injuries by encouraging employees to identify,...
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