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
White Buck Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,700
Cumberland Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $9,882
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $56,929
Big Laurel Mining Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $6,115
Rockspring Development Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $12,000
Cumberland Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $34,652
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $8,893
Mammoth Coal Co workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $42,944
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,503
Coalgood Energy Co workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $8,893
Coalgood Energy Co workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $15,900
Bandmill Coal, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $11,597
Bandmill Coal, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $8,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $10,437
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,000
Knox Creek Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $12,975
Panther Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $11,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $32,810
Clean Energy Mining Co. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $9,122
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $9,122
Clean Energy Mining Co. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $44,600
Clean Energy Mining Co. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $21,993
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,996
Sidney Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $70,000
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $18,700
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $6,150
Mill Branch Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,825
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $10,000
Brooks Run Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $13,268
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $8,000
Dorchester Enterprises, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,280
AMFIRE Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $8,650
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $14,373
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,473
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $10,705
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $9,122
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,961
Black Castle Mining Company, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $12,500
Mammoth Coal Co workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $40,180
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $51,210
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $66,142
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,996
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $54,000
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $15,000
Elk Run Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $41,574
Knox Creek Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $7,578
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,000
Knox Creek Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,247
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,578
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,996
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $8,900
Dickenson-Russell Coal Co LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $7,280
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $7,578
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $220,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $8,893
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 $6,458
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,409
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $28,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $14,373
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 $70,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $26,750
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $70,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $9,122
Mammoth Coal Co. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,080
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,250
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,000
Martin County Coal workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,503
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,000
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $18,775
Mammoth Coal Co. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $12,248
Kingwood Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $64,000
Kingwood Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $17,000
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $19,793
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,166
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $8,209
Sidney Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $10,900
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $14,132
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,211
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $60,000
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,567
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,720
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,961
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $26,300
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $8,893
Big Laurel Mining Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $32,810
Rockspring Development Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $16,500
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,961
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,458
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $40,000
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $60,000
Black Castle Mining Company, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,458
Spartan Mining Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,503
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,503
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $21,442
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $17,301
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $8,209
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