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 Typesort icon Year Agency Penalty Amount
Clean Energy Mining Co. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,211
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $6,375
Sidney Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $70,000
Black Castle Mining Company, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $11,597
Bandmill Coal, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,700
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $15,570
Black Castle Mining Company, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $9,882
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $56,929
Kingston Mining, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $12,000
Dorchester Enterprises, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $8,400
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $23,800
Black Castle Mining Company, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $11,597
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $40,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,624
Knox Creek Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $6,063
Mammoth Coal Co. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $16,867
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $26,723
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,211
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $54,000
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,961
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $8,209
Coalgood Energy Co workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,100
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $32,315
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $13,268
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,579
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,115
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,225
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,578
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,115
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,000
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,961
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,200
Knox Creek Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $10,000
Rockspring Development Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $7,000
Alex Energy LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $11,306
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,500
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,071
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $22,500
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $10,437
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $14,600
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,961
Spartan Mining Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,700
Alex Energy LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $15,570
Black Castle Mining Company, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $8,209
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $12,248
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $70,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $70,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $70,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $70,000
Knox Creek Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $16,867
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $23,229
Alex Energy, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $13,268
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $16,867
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $70,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $220,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $220,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $220,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $11,597
Mammoth Coal Co workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $48,472
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $10,437
Road Fork Development Company Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $20,896
Mill Branch Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,825
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,961
Long Fork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $10,900
Sidney Coal Company, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,000
Kingwood Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $15,330
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $9,100
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $8,209
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $24,108
Alex Energy, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $70,000
Panther Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,078
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,000
Stillhouse Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $8,400
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $63,000
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,996
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $7,176
Independence Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,176
Independence Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $18,742
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $35,543
Bluff Spur Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,700
Mammoth Coal Co workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,300
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $10,700
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $7,000
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $20,000
Kingwood Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $6,860
Mammoth Coal Co. workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,645
Mammoth Coal Co. workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $7,500
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $35,000
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $23,825
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $50,787
Elk Run Coal Co. workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $35,000
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $9,800
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,578
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $19,793
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,458
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,774
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $40,000
Power Mountain Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,080
Panther Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $9,100
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,000
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,336
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