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    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Please Note: Warrior Coal LLC has been the current operator since 1/27/2001

    Year 103(k) 104(a) 104(b) 104(d)(1) 107(a) 314(b) Proposed
    Penalties ($)
    Current Penalties ($) Amount Paid
    To Date ($)
    1995 0 137 0 0 0 0 34,116.00 34,116.00 34,116.00
    1996 1 226 1 1 0 2 47,154.00 47,154.00 47,154.00
    1997 0 205 0 0 0 2 31,282.00 28,733.00 28,733.00
    1998 1 208 1 2 0 0 64,078.00 61,064.00 61,064.00
    1999 2 180 0 0 1 0 21,819.00 20,673.00 20,673.00
    2000 1 152 0 0 1 0 19,581.00 19,581.00 19,581.00
    2001 2 119 1 0 0 1 14,110.00 14,110.00 14,110.00
    2002 0 160 0 0 0 0 22,017.00 21,645.00 21,645.00
    2003 3 268 0 0 0 0 41,909.00 39,611.00 39,611.00
    2004 0 201 0 0 0 0 29,394.00 27,822.00 27,822.00
    2005 1 261 0 0 1 0 37,760.00 34,390.00 34,390.00
    2006 1 231 0 0 0 0 52,501.00 44,852.00 44,852.00
    2007 1 307 0 0 0 4 118,981.00 109,221.00 58,517.05
    2008 8 390 0 1 0 1 323,403.00 301,574.00 116,117.00
    2009 4 416 0 0 0 0 224,068.00 224,068.00 83,066.00
    2010 1 132 0 0 0 0 37,616.00 37,616.00 10,199.00
    Note: Vacated Citations are not included in any reports on the DRS.

    Injuries, Hours Worked, and Production Totals
    Injuries, Hours Worked, and Production Totals
    Please Note: Warrior Coal LLC has been the current operator since 1/27/2001

    Year Fatal Operator
    Injuries
    NFDL Operator
    Injuries
    Fatal Contractor
    Injuries
    NFDL Contractor
    Injuries
    Operator Hours
    Worked*
    Coal
     Produced 
    (tons)
    Operator Fatal
    Incidence Rate**
    Operator NFDL
    Incidence Rate**
    Mine Type
    National Fatal
    Incidence Rate**
    Mine Type
    National NFDL
    Incidence Rate**
    1995 0 19 0 0 246,198 1,767,611 0.00 15.43 0.0464 10.01
    1996 0 16 0 0 278,410 1,558,907 0.00 11.49 0.0607 8.54
    1997 0 31 0 0 317,047 1,423,236 0.00 19.56 0.0434 8.34
    1998 0 32 0 0 428,146 1,687,847 0.00 14.95 0.0449 8.88
    1999 0 26 0 0 307,444 1,461,396 0.00 16.91 0.0369 8.19
    2000 0 18 0 0 349,879 1,607,433 0.00 10.29 0.0454 8.29
    2001 1 15 0 1 350,182 1,922,093 0.57 8.57 0.0756 7.13
    2002 0 14 1 7 354,300 1,552,794 0.00 7.90 0.0366 7.13
    2003 1 9 0 0 433,012 2,368,784 0.46 4.16 0.0340 6.27
    2004 0 11 0 0 488,551 3,137,884 0.00 4.50 0.0368 5.60
    2005 0 16 0 1 635,460 4,033,055 0.00 5.04 0.0336 5.11
    2006 0 17 0 0 660,749 4,487,614 0.00 5.15 0.0721 4.79
    2007 0 6 0 0 673,595 4,650,696 0.00 1.78 0.0423 4.75
    2008 0 21 0 0 774,756 5,108,496 0.00 5.42 0.0213 4.26
    2009 0 20 0 1 931,350 6,316,496 0.00 4.29 0.0117 4.04
    2010 0 5 0 0 232,837 1,575,686 - - - -
    *   Hours worked and accidents & injuries now include office hours or accidents (subunit 99).
    ** Current rates are based on data available as of 2009 Quarter 4. For a further explanation, please see this.
  • MSHA Data


  • 2009 Sales to Power Plants

    NameControllerOperatorLocationTons Purchased
    Mill CreekE.ON AG (Germany)Louisville Gas Electric CoJefferson County, KY3473635
    Trimble CountyE.ON AG (Germany)Louisville Gas Electric CoTrimble County, KY529313
    HMP L Station Two HendersonE.ON AG (Germany)Western Kentucky Energy CorpHenderson County, KY468024
    SeminoleSeminole Electric Coop IncSeminole Electric Coop IncPutnam County, FL407353
    Kenneth C ColemanE.ON AG (Germany)Western Kentucky Energy CorpHancock County, KY122138
    R D GreenE.ON AG (Germany)Western Kentucky Energy CorpWebster County, KY68132
    ShawneeTennessee Valley AuthorityTennessee Valley AuthorityMcCracken County, KY65023
    D B WilsonE.ON AG (Germany)Western Kentucky Energy CorpOhio County, KY29100
    Widows CreekTennessee Valley AuthorityTennessee Valley AuthorityJackson County, AL21060
    Cane RunE.ON AG (Germany)Louisville Gas Electric CoJefferson County, KY7443
  • Production
  • MSHA announces results of January 2011 impact and regularly scheduled inspections

    February 17, 2011

    MSHA has announced the results of the January 2011 impact inspections. The inspections, which are the result of stepped-up enforcement of safety as a result of the Upper Big Branch disaster in April 2010, issued a total of 208 citations and seven orders to the fifteen coal mines on the list.

    MSHA was especially critical of the conditions it found in the RB 12 Mine controlled by Manalapan Mining. Inspectors found three defective gas detectors, two gas detectors that were turned off and had dead batteries, and one gas detector that was used for a pre-shift inspection was completely turned off during the inspection (when turned on it was found to be defective). Inspectors also found several electrocution hazards, that ribs and supports were not in proper condition creating a roof-collapse risk, and coal dust along a conveyor had accumulated causing an explosion risk. RB-12 was issued a total of 27 citations and orders; two other Manalapan mines were inspected resulted in 21 citations and 11 citations respectively.

    Read press release at http://www.msha.gov/MEDIA/PRESS/2011/NR110216.pdf and analysis of the report by Ken Ward, Jr. at http://blogs.wvgazette.com/coaltattoo/2011/02/17/the-latest-results-of-msha-impact-inspections/ See the master inspection list at http://coaldiver.org/documents/master-inspection-list-targeted-enforcement-jan-2011

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