MSHA update: Senate confirms Joe Main

October 21, 2009 by Ken Ward Jr.

joe-main-008a.jpgWord tonight out of Washington is that the U.S. Senate has confirmed Joe Main to become assistant Labor Secretary in charge of the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration.

As Coal Tattoo readers know by now, Joe is the former safety and health director at the United Mine Workers of America union.

Read more about him and about the challenges he faces in this previous post.

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  1. […] and take questions from the media. It will be his first press conference or interview since being confirmed to run MSHA about a month […]

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