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
SPARTAN MINING COMPANY Family and Medical Leave Act 2007 WHD $13,980
Mill Branch Coal LLC mining violation 2017 USAO $260,538
Aracoma Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 USAO $4,200,000
MASSEY ENERGY COMPANY AND ITS SUBSIDIARY, SPARTAN MINING COMPANY D/B/A MAMMOTH COAL COMPANY labor relations violation 2014 NLRB $22,792,515
MAMMOTH COAL, A SUBSIDIARY OF MASSEY ENERGY, CO labor relations violation 2012 NLRB $29,122
Bandmill Coal Corporation labor relations violation 2010 NLRB $55,000
PROGRESS COAL labor relations violation 2000 NLRB $234,969
Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. environmental violation 2014 MULTI-AG (*) $13,750,000
Stillhouse Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $761,000
Alpha Natural Resources workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $209,000,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $12,000
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $9,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $5,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $5,120
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2000 MSHA $5,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $5,500
Progress Coal workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $5,800
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $12,000
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $9,500
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $10,040
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $6,000
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $8,200
Cumberland Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $7,000
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $7,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $5,120
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $5,000
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $7,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $6,600
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $5,000
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $5,099
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $6,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $6,500
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $6,600
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $7,600
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2000 MSHA $40,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $10,000
Wabash Mine Holding Company workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $10,000
Solid Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $20,000
Solid Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $10,000
Clean Energy Mining Co. workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $5,000
Elk Run Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $6,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $5,000
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $7,000
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $7,500
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $5,500
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $7,000
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $12,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $8,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $5,000
White Buck Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $6,250
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $6,500
Road Fork Development Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $9,500
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2000 MSHA $6,800
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $13,500
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $7,000
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $7,800
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $5,000
Cumberland Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2000 MSHA $6,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $6,000
Cumberland Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2000 MSHA $6,500
Solid Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $10,000
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $5,000
Clean Energy Mining Co. workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $6,000
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $5,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $10,000
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $9,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $6,500
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $6,180
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $5,500
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $5,800
Progress Coal workplace safety or health violation 2004 MSHA $18,000
Solid Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $15,000
Martin County Coal Corp workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $6,000
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $5,000
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $6,000
Road Fork Development Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $5,000
Kingwood Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $5,300
Progress Coal workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $6,300
Dorchester Enterprises, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $16,000
Sidney Coal Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $6,000
White Buck Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $6,250
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $8,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $5,200
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $6,000
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $6,500
Road Fork Development Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $8,500
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $5,000
Progress Coal workplace safety or health violation 2004 MSHA $12,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $6,000
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $6,800
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $5,500
Clean Energy Mining Co. workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $6,000
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2000 MSHA $20,000
Elk Run Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2000 MSHA $5,000
Progress Coal workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $8,000
Road Fork Development Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $9,000
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $7,200
White Buck Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $5,100
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $5,000
Martin County Coal Corp workplace safety or health violation 2000 MSHA $20,000
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $5,300
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