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Eagle Butte Mine

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  • Summary
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    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Please Note: Alpha Coal West. Inc. has been the current operator since 6/30/1999

    Year 104(a) 104(d)(1) Proposed
    Penalties ($)
    Current Penalties ($) Amount Paid
    To Date ($)
    1995 11 0 550.00 550.00 550.00
    1996 17 0 1,158.00 1,158.00 1,158.00
    1997 8 0 1,253.00 1,253.00 1,253.00
    1998 2 0 105.00 105.00 105.00
    1999 4 0 220.00 220.00 220.00
    2000 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2001 1 0 55.00 55.00 55.00
    2002 10 0 550.00 550.00 550.00
    2003 3 0 170.00 170.00 170.00
    2004 4 0 240.00 240.00 240.00
    2005 10 0 826.00 826.00 826.00
    2006 7 0 607.00 607.00 607.00
    2007 17 0 11,936.00 11,936.00 11,936.00
    2008 6 0 3,474.00 3,474.00 3,474.00
    2009 37 1 26,884.00 26,884.00 15,981.00
    2010 14 0 4,188.00 4,188.00 2,658.00
    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: Alpha Coal West. Inc. has been the current operator since 6/30/1999

    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 2 0 2 403,447 16,941,884 0.00 0.99 0.0232 2.71
    1996 0 4 0 3 392,740 15,700,417 0.00 2.04 0.0082 2.33
    1997 0 1 0 3 403,566 17,919,857 0.00 0.50 0.0111 2.37
    1998 0 0 0 0 411,451 18,073,526 0.00 0.00 0.0057 2.25
    1999 0 0 0 1 388,915 17,416,240 0.00 0.00 0.0309 2.07
    2000 0 0 0 0 414,588 18,622,992 0.00 0.00 0.0233 2.24
    2001 0 1 0 0 499,718 24,823,834 0.00 0.40 0.0090 2.13
    2002 0 0 0 0 526,141 24,901,828 0.00 0.00 0.0180 2.29
    2003 0 0 0 1 484,436 24,728,392 0.00 0.00 0.0290 1.94
    2004 0 1 0 0 519,050 23,004,687 0.00 0.39 0.0121 1.76
    2005 0 1 0 1 526,040 24,133,324 0.00 0.38 0.0028 1.49
    2006 0 1 0 5 562,264 25,355,158 0.00 0.36 0.0189 1.35
    2007 0 6 0 0 590,571 24,985,991 0.00 2.03 0.0194 1.38
    2008 0 0 0 2 579,430 20,442,963 0.00 0.00 0.0102 1.25
    2009 0 0 0 1 572,248 21,479,183 0.00 0.00 0.0107 1.23
    2010 0 1 0 0 154,660 5,989,353 - - - -
    *   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
    Jeffrey Energy CenterWestar EnergyWestar EnergyPottawatomie County, KS8400370
    SchererSouthern CoGeorgia Power CoMonroe County, GA3952475
    HugoWestern Farmers Elec Coop IncWestern Farmers Elec Coop IncChoctaw County, OK1868856
    BoardmanPortland General Electric CoPortland General Electric CoMorrow County, OR1524003
    Transalta Centralia GenerationTransAlta Energy CorpTransAlta Energy CorpLewis County, WA1121237
    PawneeXcel Energy IncPublic Service Co of ColoradoMorgan County, CO1072285
    ColumbiaAlliant Energy CorpWisconsin Power Light CoColumbia County, WI1051498
    LimestoneNRG EnergyNRG EnergyLimestone County, TX435622
    OttumwaAlliant Energy CorpInterstate Power and Light CoWapello County, IA224140
    BurlingtonAlliant Energy CorpInterstate Power and Light CoDes Moines County, IA219910
    LansingAlliant Energy CorpInterstate Power and Light CoAllamakee County, IA202146
    Milton L KappAlliant Energy CorpInterstate Power and Light CoClinton County, IA166903
    W A ParishNRG EnergyNRG EnergyFort Bend County, TX29308
    ComancheXcel Energy IncPublic Service Co of ColoradoPueblo County, CO117
  • Production

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    Eagle Butte Mine – Cumulative Hydrologic Impact Assessment – 2000

    CHIA for Eagle Butte Mine, TFN 3 4/159, Southwest Amendment. Permit 428-T3.

    /documents/eagle-butte-mine-cumulative-hydrologic-impact-assessment-2000

    Eagle Butte Mine – SW Ext 2 Amendment – Hydrological Impacts -

    Cumulative Hydrological Impacts Assessment (CHIA), Northern PRB, Southwest Extension 2 Amendment, RAG Eagle Butte Mine Permit 428-T4. Change #13. States most aquifer recovery will occur 50-100 years after mining ceases, but will not fully recover for several hundred years.

    /documents/eagle-butte-mine-sw-ext-2-amendment-hydrological-impacts

    Eagle Butte Mine – History of Reclamation 1976 to 1992

    An unsolicited history of reclamation efforts at the Eagle Butte Mine from 1976 to 1992.

    /documents/eagle-butte-mine-history-of-reclamation-1976-to-1992

    Eagle Butte Mine – Annual Report 2000 – Reclamation Details – 2001

    Appendix 1 – details of reclamation for calendar year 2000. Permit 428-T4

    /documents/eagle-butte-mine-annual-report-2000-reclamation-details-2001

    Final Environmental Impact Statement – Eagle Butte West Coal Lease – 2007

    Final EIS for the lease Eagle Butte West coal lease, issued 2007.
    http://coaldiver.org/documents/final-environmental-impact-statement-south-powder-river-basin-coal-vol-2-2003

  • Documents