Notice: Fourth Circuit Local Rule 36(c) States That Citation of Unpublished Dispositions is Disfavored Except for Establishing Res Judicata, Estoppel, or the Law of the Case and Requires Service of Copies of Cited Unpublished Dispositions of the Fourth Circuit.carl J. Roberts, Petitioner, v. Cavalier Mining Corporation; Director, Office of Workers'compensation Programs, United States Department Oflabor, Respondents, 106 F.3d 391 (4th Cir. 1997)

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US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit - 106 F.3d 391 (4th Cir. 1997) Submitted Jan. 28, 1997. Decided Feb. 12, 1997

On Petition for Review of an Order of the Benefits Review Board. (No. 93-674-BLA)

Carl J. Roberts, Petitioner Pro Se.

CAVALIER MINING CORPORATION, Wise, VA; Dorothy L. Page, Christian P. Barber, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Washington, DC, for Respondents.

Before HALL and ERVIN, Circuit Judges, and PHILLIPS, Senior Circuit Judge.


Appellant 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.A. §§ 901-945 (West 1986 & Supp.1996). Our review of the record discloses that the Board's decision is based upon substantial evidence and is without reversible error. Accordingly, we affirm on the reasoning of the Board. Roberts v. Cavalier Mining Corp., No. 93-674-BLA (B.R.B. Feb. 7, 1996). 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.