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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Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2018 MSHA $5,536
Black Castle Mining Company, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,550
Black Castle Mining Company, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,550
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,550
Dorchester Enterprises, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,557
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $5,565
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,595
Cumberland Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2004 MSHA $5,600
Enterprise Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2007 MSHA $5,600
Spartan Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2007 MSHA $5,600
Osaka Mining Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,600
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,600
Independence Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,600
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,600
Coalgood Energy Co workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,600
White Buck Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,600
Knox Creek Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,600
Brooks Run South Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,600
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,600
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,600
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,612
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $5,623
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2006 MSHA $5,640
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2006 MSHA $5,640
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2006 MSHA $5,640
AMFIRE Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2007 MSHA $5,645
AMFIRE Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2007 MSHA $5,645
Mammoth Coal Co. workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,645
Knox Creek Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,645
Cumberland Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,645
Knox Creek Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,645
Rockspring Development Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,645
Martin County Coal LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,645
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,645
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,645
Mammoth Coal Co. workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,645
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $5,645
Sidney Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,645
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,645
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,645
Mammoth Coal Co. workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,645
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $5,653
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $5,653
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2015 MSHA $5,653
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2015 MSHA $5,653
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2015 MSHA $5,653
Spartan Mining Company motor vehicle safety violation 2012 FMCSA $5,660
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2019 MSHA $5,676
Kingston Mining, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2018 MSHA $5,679
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,682
Brooks Run South Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $5,684
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,684
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,684
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $5,692
Knox Creek Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2007 MSHA $5,700
Bandmill Coal, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,700
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,700
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,700
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,700
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $5,700
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $5,700
Cumberland Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,700
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $5,700
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $5,700
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2007 MSHA $5,707
Paramont Coal Company Virginia, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $5,708
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,727
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,740
Sidney Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2007 MSHA $5,746
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,746
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,746
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,746
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $5,746
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,746
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,747
Road Fork Development Company Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,747
Kingston Mining, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,750
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,750
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2018 MSHA $5,768
Solid Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,780
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $5,783
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $5,783
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $5,788
Progress Coal workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $5,800
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2003 MSHA $5,800
Wabash Mine Holding Company workplace safety or health violation 2006 MSHA $5,800
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2004 MSHA $5,800
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2006 MSHA $5,800
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2006 MSHA $5,800
Wabash Mine Holding Company workplace safety or health violation 2006 MSHA $5,800
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2005 MSHA $5,800
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2007 MSHA $5,800
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,800
Dickenson-Russell Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,800
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,800
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $5,800
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,800
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,800
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,800
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $5,806
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,810
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