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 Typesort icon Year Agency Penalty Amount
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $8,209
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $20,000
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $13,609
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $70,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,578
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $47,716
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $13,609
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $8,209
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $11,000
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $10,000
Clean Energy Mining Co. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,000
Clean Energy Mining Co. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $70,000
AMFIRE Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $17,976
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $9,882
Clean Energy Mining Co. workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $13,500
Mammoth Coal Co workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $9,634
Kingston Mining, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,578
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $10,000
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $8,893
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,996
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,000
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $54,000
Spartan Mining Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $37,416
Rockspring Development Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,000
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $50,000
Kingston Mining, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,750
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,500
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,961
Elk Run Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $25,000
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,996
Alex Energy, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $13,268
Coalgood Energy Co workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $42,944
Elk Run Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $20,000
Dickenson-Russell Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,115
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $30,288
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $8,670
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $15,000
Coalgood Energy Co workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $20,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,000
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $44,500
Brooks Run Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $11,302
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,600
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $15,570
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $23,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,080
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,996
Mammoth Coal Co workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $13,268
Dickenson-Russell Coal Co LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,600
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $18,742
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $23,101
Rockspring Development Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,225
Clean Energy Mining Co. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $13,609
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $9,800
Panther Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $11,000
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $15,971
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $63,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $14,373
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $70,000
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $40,000
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $12,248
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $11,597
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $70,000
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $14,743
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $70,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,996
Bandmill Coal, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,503
Knox Creek Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,996
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $12,248
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,578
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $10,705
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,727
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,100
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $30,200
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $14,000
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $70,000
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $8,400
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $70,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $10,437
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $11,306
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,053
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,503
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $70,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,503
Elk Run Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $7,707
Alex Energy Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $18,271
Elk Run Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $20,130
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $13,268
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $29,529
Independence Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,176
Rockspring Development Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,000
Brooks Run Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $10,614
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $63,071
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $69,200
Kingwood Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $17,000
Kingwood Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $6,860
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,458
Big Laurel Mining Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $50,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,115
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,961
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $6,209
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $9,800
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