Homer Anderson, Petitioner, v. Clinchfield Coal Company, Director, Office of Workers'compensation Programs, United States Department Oflabor, Respondents, 929 F.2d 691 (4th Cir. 1991)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit - 929 F.2d 691 (4th Cir. 1991) Submitted March 4, 1991. Decided March 25, 1991

On Petition for Review of an Order of the Benefits Review Board.

Homer Anderson, petitioner pro se.

Michael Francis Blair, Penn, Stuart, Eskridge & Jones, Abingdon, Va., Dorothy L. Page, Barbara J. Johnson, United States Department of Labor, Washington, D.C., for respondents.



Before WIDENER and K.K. HALL, Circuit Judges, and BUTZNER, Senior Circuit Judge.


Homer Anderson seeks review of the Benefits Review Board's decision and order affirming the administrative law judge's denial of black lung benefits pursuant to 30 U.S.C. §§ 901 et seq. Our review of the record and the Board's decision and order discloses that this appeal is without merit. Accordingly, we affirm on the reasoning of the Board. Anderson v. Clinchfield Coal Co., 88-3134-BLA (Ben.Rev.Bd. Dec. 21, 1990). We dispense with oral argument because the facts and legal contentions are adequately presented in the materials before the Court and argument would not aid the decisional process.