Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Murray Energy
Current Parent Company: 
Murray Energy
Penalty: 
$3,300,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
September 16, 2015
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
workplace safety or health violation
Secondary Offense: 
mining violation
Violation Description: 

Resolving 1,753 safety violations at five northern West Virginia mines and an initial assessment of $5.1 million in federal fines, an administrative law judge has approved a settlement between the mines' new owner and the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration. The settlement calls for Ohio-based Murray Energy Corp. to pay $3.3 million for the violations issued to the mines and their previous owner, CONSOL Energy Inc. of Pittsburgh.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Mine Safety and Health Administration
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
West Virginia
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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