PART I. GENERAL PROVISIONS.
§22A-2A-101. Use of diesel-powered equipment authorized.
Diesel-powered equipment for use in underground coal mines may
only be approved, operated and maintained in accordance with rules,
requirements and standards established pursuant to this article.
Diesel-powered equipment may not be used in underground coal mines
until the West Virginia diesel equipment commission promulgates its
initial rules, requirements and standards governing the operation
of diesel equipment in underground coal mines: Provided, That the
diesel equipment commission may approve limited site-specific
requests for experimental and testing use of diesel-powered
equipment in underground coal mines and for the use of alternative
diesel-related health and safety technologies and methods
consistent with the provisions of section three hundred ten of this