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Company: Arch Coal Inc.
Current Parent CompanyArch Resources
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Penalty: $4,000,000
Year: 2011
Date: March 1, 2011
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: water pollution violation
Violation Description: Arch Coal Inc., the second largest supplier of coal in the United States, agreed to pay a $4 million penalty to settle alleged violations of the Clean Water Act in Virginia, West Virginia and Kentucky. Under the settlement, Arch Coal was required to implement changes to its mining operations in Virginia, West Virginia and Kentucky to ensure compliance with the Clean Water Act.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Missouri
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: mining and minerals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: mining
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