Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Peabody Energy
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol BTU)
Headquartered in: 
Missouri
Major Industry: 
mining and minerals
Specific Industry: 
mining
Penalty total since 2000: 
$16,442,625
Number of records: 
1,152
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
workplace safety or health violation$15,352,3191,146
wage and hour violation$809,9931
environmental violation$249,9763
Family and Medical Leave Act$20,3361
benefit plan administrator violation$10,0011
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 dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of 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. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

BIG RIDGE; BLACK BEAUTY COAL; CYPRUS CREEK LAND; PEABODY; PEABODY COAL; UNITED MINERALS

Links: 

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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Big Ridge, Inc. wage and hour violation 2007 WHD $809,993
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $165,700
Peabody Western Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $142,100
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $131,700
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $130,300
BLACK BEAUTY COAL environmental violation 2008 EPA $122,488
BLACK BEAUTY COAL environmental violation 2008 EPA $122,488
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $70,000
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $70,000
Peabody Powder River Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $70,000
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $70,000
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2015 MSHA $70,000
Peabody Western Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $70,000
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $70,000
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2015 MSHA $70,000
Peabody Western Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $70,000
Peabody Twentymile Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $70,000
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $70,000
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $69,417
Peabody Twentymile Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2017 MSHA $69,400
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $68,300
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $68,300
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $65,000
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $62,900
Peabody Western Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2007 MSHA $60,000
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $60,000
Peabody Western Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2007 MSHA $60,000
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $60,000
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $60,000
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $60,000
Peabody Twentymile Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $56,900
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $52,500
Peabody Powder River Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $52,500
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2007 MSHA $51,236
Peabody Twentymile Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $50,700
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $50,700
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $50,000
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $50,000
Peabody Twentymile Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $50,000
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $50,000
Peabody Powder River Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $50,000
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $48,000
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $47,500
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $47,300
Peabody Powder River Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $47,000
Peabody Western Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $46,913
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $45,708
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $45,500
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $45,000
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $45,000
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $44,546
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2017 MSHA $44,546
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $44,546
Peabody Western Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $42,944
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $42,944
Peabody Western Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $42,600
Peabody Western Coal Company workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $42,600
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $42,000
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $41,574
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $41,500
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $41,500
Peabody Powder River Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $41,250
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $40,400
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $40,180
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $40,000
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $40,000
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $39,000
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $39,000
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $38,503
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $38,503
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $37,416
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2007 MSHA $37,416
Peabody Twentymile Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $36,500
Peabody Twentymile Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $36,500
Peabody Twentymile Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $35,750
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2015 MSHA $35,500
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $35,000
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $35,000
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $35,000
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $35,000
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $35,000
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $35,000
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $35,000
Peabody Twentymile Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $35,000
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $34,652
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $34,400
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $33,750
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $33,565
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $33,543
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $33,200
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2015 MSHA $32,800
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $32,800
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $32,727
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2007 MSHA $32,144
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $32,000
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $32,000
Peabody Twentymile Mining LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $32,000
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $31,500
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $31,000
Big Ridge Inc workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $31,000
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $30,000
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