WVC 18 - 11 - 9
§18-11-9. Mining experiment station.
The mining experiment station (or bureau of mine research)
heretofore established in the college of engineering at West
Virginia University shall be continued. It shall conduct
investigations and make tests to better safeguard the lives of
miners and to bring about greater efficiency and conservation in
the mining and mineral industries, shall make such tests and
investigations as may be required by the department of mines in
the prosecution of its work, shall conduct such experiments and
tests as may promote the development of the mineral industries of
the state, and shall cooperate with the department of mines in
the investigation of the cause of mine disasters and common mine
accidents. The work of the mining experiment station shall be
conducted under such rules, regulations and methods as may be
prescribed by the board of governors and approved by the
department of mines.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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