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: 
$560,905,611
Number of records: 
3,860
Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)Penalty TotalNumber of Records
safety-related offenses$278,186,4083,822
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$277,920,2103,820
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
North Fork Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,700
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $25,810
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $14,914
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $41,574
Black Castle Mining Company, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $13,609
Mill Branch Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,080
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $7,578
Progress Coal workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $9,122
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $41,574
Clean Energy Mining Co. workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $13,609
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,503
Mammoth Coal Co. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $29,529
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $8,893
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $8,893
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $70,000
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $11,075
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $17,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,080
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $23,220
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,272
North Fork Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,961
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,996
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,100
Coalgood Energy Co workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $41,100
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,750
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $8,500
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $56,929
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $56,929
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $30,000
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,996
Knox Creek Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,115
Sidney Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $70,000
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $10,000
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $8,209
Rockspring Development Inc workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,000
Sidney Coal Company, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $22,400
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $9,800
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $9,800
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $20,302
Clean Energy Mining Co. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $70,000
Knox Creek Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $21,900
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $21,369
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,961
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $53,858
Elk Run Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $8,421
Stillhouse Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $60,000
Kingston Mining, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $16,000
Alex Energy LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $16,867
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $20,302
Alex Energy, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,115
Enterprise Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,080
Independence Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,600
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,300
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,996
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $13,609
Mammoth Coal Co workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $48,472
Stillhouse Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,480
Solid Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,996
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $51,210
Rockspring Development Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $8,500
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $32,800
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $70,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $13,268
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $10,437
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $70,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $70,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $70,000
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,000
Brooks Run Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $12,414
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $8,209
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $13,600
Independence Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,176
Rum Creek Coal Sales workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,624
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $14,743
Black Castle Mining Company, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,624
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,000
Elk Run Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $10,000
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,458
Black Castle Mining Company, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $14,743
Black Castle Mining Company, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,700
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $6,458
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $50,700
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $15,971
Rockspring Development Inc workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,000
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,823
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $23,825
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $8,209
Panther Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $21,000
Kingston Mining, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $8,209
Elk Run Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,458
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $14,373
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $8,893
Knox Creek Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $8,893
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $7,578
Mammoth Coal Co. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $16,867
Mammoth Coal Co. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $21,900
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $23,220
Power Mountain Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $7,774
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $56,929
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,124
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