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Crown III Mine

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  • Summary
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    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Please Note: Tri County Coal, LLC has been the current operator since 7/18/2009

    Year 103(j) 103(k) 104(a) 104(b) 104(d)(1) 104(d)(2) 104(g)(1) 107(a) 314(b) Proposed
    Penalties ($)
    Current Penalties ($) Amount Paid
    To Date ($)
    1995 0 0 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 10,367.00 10,367.00 10,367.00
    1996 0 0 95 0 0 0 0 0 0 9,226.00 9,226.00 9,226.00
    1997 0 0 137 1 0 0 0 0 0 12,941.00 12,941.00 12,941.00
    1998 0 1 179 1 0 0 0 0 0 20,849.00 20,849.00 20,849.00
    1999 0 0 218 2 0 0 0 0 1 25,724.00 25,724.00 25,724.00
    2000 0 0 207 1 0 0 0 0 0 30,219.00 30,219.00 30,219.00
    2001 0 0 266 0 0 0 0 0 0 41,188.00 41,188.00 41,188.00
    2002 0 0 212 0 0 0 0 0 0 28,552.00 28,552.00 28,552.00
    2003 0 1 251 2 0 0 0 0 1 77,544.00 77,544.00 77,544.00
    2004 0 0 187 0 0 0 0 0 0 35,278.00 35,278.00 35,278.00
    2005 0 1 167 0 0 0 1 0 0 39,487.00 39,487.00 39,487.00
    2006 0 1 185 1 1 0 0 0 1 37,010.00 37,010.00 37,010.00
    2007 0 1 466 4 2 1 0 0 0 319,863.00 312,263.00 252,263.00
    2008 0 2 536 6 0 8 0 2 1 573,082.00 570,926.00 399,563.00
    2009 1 3 606 2 0 11 0 2 0 540,622.00 540,622.00 67,247.00
    2010 0 0 360 0 0 10 0 0 1 93,012.00 93,012.00 3,708.00
    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: Tri County Coal, LLC has been the current operator since 7/18/2009

    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 5 0 0 266,684 1,130,730 0.00 3.75 0.0464 10.01
    1996 0 9 0 0 280,267 1,292,620 0.00 6.42 0.0607 8.54
    1997 0 20 0 0 354,976 1,606,455 0.00 11.27 0.0434 8.34
    1998 0 8 0 0 302,927 1,557,773 0.00 5.28 0.0449 8.88
    1999 0 6 0 1 387,074 1,697,843 0.00 3.10 0.0369 8.19
    2000 0 13 0 0 449,280 2,073,543 0.00 5.79 0.0454 8.29
    2001 0 20 0 0 503,043 2,427,808 0.00 7.95 0.0756 7.13
    2002 0 13 0 0 474,263 2,018,992 0.00 5.48 0.0366 7.13
    2003 1 8 0 1 538,152 2,169,104 0.37 2.97 0.0340 6.27
    2004 0 4 0 0 495,206 1,894,838 0.00 1.62 0.0368 5.60
    2005 0 10 0 0 536,967 1,871,490 0.00 3.72 0.0336 5.11
    2006 0 15 0 0 539,745 1,589,922 0.00 5.56 0.0721 4.79
    2007 0 10 0 0 532,537 1,511,109 0.00 3.76 0.0423 4.75
    2008 0 16 0 0 593,333 1,407,552 0.00 5.39 0.0213 4.26
    2009 0 18 0 1 671,656 1,360,392 0.00 5.36 0.0117 4.04
    2010 0 10 0 0 192,597 380,722 - - - -
    *   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
    Archer Daniels Midland Cedar RapidsArcher Daniels Midland CoArcher Daniels Midland CoLinn County, IA212127
    Archer Daniels Midland DecaturArcher Daniels Midland CoArcher Daniels Midland CoMacon County, IL188764
    CoffeenAmeren CorpAmerenEnergy ResourcesMontgomery County, IL32647
  • Production

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    Activists raise concerns about coal mine slurry injection in Illinois

    By BRUCE RUSHTON (bruce.rushton@sj-r.com) – THE STATE JOURNAL-REGISTER – Posted Jul 17, 2010 @ 11:30 PM

    Coal mining companies are supposed to clean up after themselves, and the government is supposed to ensure groundwater is pure.

    But environmental activists fear that mining companies in central and southern Illinois may poison aquifers by injecting potentially dangerous pollutants into the ground with inadequate review by regulators and no notice to the public.
    Read more at http://www.sj-r.com/top-stories/x242417430/Activists-raise-concerns-about-coal-mine-slurry-injection-in-Illinois

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