The Division of Mine Safety currently has 55 mine rescue team members that provide support to underground coal mines and rock quarries.
The Division of Abandoned Mine Lands facilitated cleanup efforts after a landslide blocked access to a Clay County family’s property.
By Brad Bowman Charles Smith, of Salyersville, was operating a dozer, moving coal over a feeder at the processing plant in eastern Kentucky about 3:25 p.m. on March 5, when a void opened in the pile. It pulled his dozer backward, deep into the void. “When it fell in, […]