Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
The Ohio Valley Coal Co. and American Energy Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Murray Energy
Penalty: 
$368,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
July 2, 2012
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Ohio Valley Coal and American Energy agreed to pay $184,000 each in settlement of allegations their mining facilities failed to comply with permits and violated state water pollution laws.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Ohio
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
mining and minerals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
coal mining
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Parent company note: 
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