Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Alpha Natural Resources
Ownership Structure: 
privately held
Headquartered in: 
Virginia
Major Industry: 
mining and minerals
Specific Industry: 
mining
Penalty total since 2000: 
$560,840,976
Number of records: 
3,847
Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)Penalty TotalNumber of Records
safety-related offenses$278,121,7733,809
environment-related offenses$250,618,85530
employment-related offenses$32,100,3488
Top 5 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
workplace safety or health violation$277,855,5753,807
environmental violation$250,618,85530
labor relations violation$23,111,6064
employment discrimination$8,865,0002
mining violation$260,5381
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty totals are adjusted to account for the fact that the individual entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. The totals are also adjusted to reflect cases in which federal and state or local agencies cooperated and issued separate announcements of the outcome. Duplicate or overlapping penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

ALEX ENERGY; ALPHA COAL WEST; ALPHA NATURAL RESOURCES; ALPHA NATURAL RESOURCES ENTERPRISE MINING NATIONAL CASE; ALPHA NATURAL RESOURCES ONDO EXT DEEP MINE STP MASSEY ENERGY LEAD NC 2 FACILITIES; AMFIRE MINING; AMFIRE MINING CO/TRIPLE K #1 DEEP MINE; ARACOMA COAL; BANDMILL COAL; BIG LAUREL MINING; BLACK CASTLE MINING; BLUFF SPUR COAL; BROOKS RUN MINING; BROOKS RUN MINING AND NEAL AND ASSOCIATES; BROOKS RUN MINING COMPANY, LLC, ERBACON; CLEAN ENERGY MINING; CLOVERLICK COAL; COALGOOD ENERGY; CUMBE [...]

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For an overview of this company's accountability track record, read its Corporate Rap Sheet here.

Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Primary Offense Type Year Agencysort icon Penalty Amount
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,080
Brooks Run Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,876
Elk Run Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $5,503
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $5,000
Mammoth Coal Co. workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $9,122
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,503
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $7,578
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $6,458
Rockspring Development Inc workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $6,996
Bandmill Coal, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $15,971
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $53,858
Mill Branch Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $40,000
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,503
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $10,437
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,503
Kingston Mining, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $6,458
Kingston Mining, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $6,458
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $13,268
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $50,000
Sidney Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $7,578
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $8,209
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $6,996
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $12,620
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $7,578
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,000
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $8,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $18,742
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $5,080
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $18,742
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $7,000
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,000
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $45,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $12,577
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $12,248
Dickenson-Russell Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,200
Sidney Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,080
Black Castle Mining Company, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $26,000
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $8,209
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $9,287
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $10,437
Sidney Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $12,500
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,064
Martin County Coal workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $24,600
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $5,080
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $13,268
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $7,578
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $7,000
Long Fork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $11,306
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $5,080
Cumberland Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $5,000
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $6,458
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $9,634
Kingston Mining, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $30,400
Dickenson-Russell Coal Co LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $7,490
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $7,578
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $19,793
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $22,500
Elk Run Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $8,893
Sidney Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $6,115
Big Laurel Mining Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $6,250
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $15,933
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $15,570
Independence Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $10,705
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,000
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $8,209
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $7,774
Cumberland Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $8,209
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $18,742
Mammoth Coal Co workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $6,458
Osaka Mining Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,503
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $9,634
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $23,229
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $20,000
Kingston Mining, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $5,500
Kingston Mining, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $20,000
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $7,578
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $30,200
Kingston Mining, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $9,634
Cumberland Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $15,486
Dickenson-Russell Coal Co LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $13,090
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $10,899
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $9,045
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,400
Rockspring Development Inc workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,080
Brooks Run South Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $5,684
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $8,000
Brooks Run Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $5,503
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,080
Elk Run Coal Co. workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $7,176
Knox Creek Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $8,209
North Fork Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $8,700
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $6,458
White Buck Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $13,268
Kingston Mining, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $7,875
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $11,306
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,645
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $10,660
Cloverlick Coal Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,911
Kingston Mining, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $11,306
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $110,200
Sidney Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $13,000
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