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The decision of the Authority follows:
53 FLRA No. 33
FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF MINES
PITTSBURGH RESEARCH CENTER
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS
July 24, 1997
On June 23, 1997, the Authority issued an Order directing the Agency to show cause why the exception that was severed in the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Pittsburgh Research Center and American Federation of Government Employees, Local 916, 53 FLRA No. 8 (1997) should not be dismissed as moot.
The Authority's Order stated that the Agency's response to the Order must be filed by July 11, 1997, and that failure to comply with the Order would result in dismissal of the Agency's exception.
The Agency has failed to respond to the Authority's Order to Show Cause. Accordingly, the Agency's exception is dismissed.
For the Authority.