Dick Brown http://wkms.org en Office of Mine Safety and Licensing Deals with Budget Cuts http://wkms.org/post/office-mine-safety-and-licensing-deals-budget-cuts <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As concerns about mine safety are raised after a</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">n <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/05/15/312694185/turkish-mine-explosion-angry-protests-as-death-toll-rises">explosion in a Turkish coal mine</a> killed more than 200 miners,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Kentucky mine safety officials are doing their best to keep Kentucky miners safe as they cope with a 38 percent <a href="http://wkms.org/post/beshear-administration-warns-senate-budget-could-be-devastating-coal-mine-safety">cut in state funding</a>.</span></p><p> Thu, 15 May 2014 21:10:43 +0000 Allison Crawford 40593 at http://wkms.org Office of Mine Safety and Licensing Deals with Budget Cuts Webster County Salvage Firm Cited for Federal and State Asbestos Violations http://wkms.org/post/webster-county-salvage-firm-cited-federal-and-state-asbestos-violations <p>A Providence-based salvage company has been cited by the Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection for federal and state health violations for the safe-removal of asbestos.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 22:36:40 +0000 Rob Canning 38988 at http://wkms.org Webster County Salvage Firm Cited for Federal and State Asbestos Violations Committee To Address Temporary Event Structures http://wkms.org/post/committee-address-temporary-event-structures <p>The first meeting of a new panel that will study&nbsp;Kentucky&rsquo;s safety codes for large outdoor tents and other temporary structures will be held this week.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 14:27:05 +0000 Rick Howlett (KPR) 18214 at http://wkms.org Committee To Address Temporary Event Structures