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
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $50,787
Sidney Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,458
Kingwood Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $15,330
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
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,071
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,115
Alex Energy, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $13,268
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $12,248
Panther Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $9,100
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,774
Elk Run Coal Co. workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $35,000
Alex Energy LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $11,306
Bluff Spur Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,700
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,200
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $10,200
Knox Creek Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $10,000
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,000
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,961
Road Fork Development Company Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $20,896
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $35,000
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,961
Mammoth Coal Co. workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $7,500
Independence Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,176
Independence Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $18,742
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $9,100
Alex Energy LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $15,570
Kingwood Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $6,860
Clean Energy Mining Co. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $13,609
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $10,700
Panther Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,078
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $10,437
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $11,597
Spartan Mining Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,700
Black Castle Mining Company, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $8,209
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,961
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $52,500
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $5,000
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $9,800
Rockspring Development Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $7,000
Mammoth Coal Co. workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,645
Knox Creek Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $16,867
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $35,543
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,458
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $16,867
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,000
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
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,336
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $6,600
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,961
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,000
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
Brooks Run South Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $6,996
Aracoma Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $33,400
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $5,500
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,961
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $22,500
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,503
Stillhouse Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $8,400
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $14,600
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $23,000
Mammoth Coal Co workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,300
Knox Creek Coal Corporation workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,503
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $8,475
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $66,100
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $9,100
Marfork Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $7,500
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 $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
Dickenson-Russell Coal Co LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $8,209
Performance Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $23,229
Brooks Run Mining Company LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,000
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
Alex Energy, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $14,743
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $8,209
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $13,196
Rockspring Development Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $25,340
Marfork Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $6,458
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $9,000
Independence Coal Company Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $11,597
Elk Run Coal Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $70,000
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $10,437
Alex Energy, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $17,301
Rockhouse Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $15,500
Black Castle Mining Company, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,100
Emerald Coal Resources LP workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $40,000
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $8,893
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $8,000
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $69,213
Freedom Energy Mining Company workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $7,100
Spartan Mining Company, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $35,500
Mammoth Coal Co. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $37,416
Rockspring Development Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $5,000
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