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    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Please Note: Hopkins County Coal LLC has been the current operator since 1/24/1998

    Year 103(k) 104(a) 104(b) 107(a) Proposed
    Penalties ($)
    Current Penalties ($) Amount Paid
    To Date ($)
    1995 0 14 0 0 1,314.00 1,314.00 1,314.00
    1996 1 36 0 0 2,757.00 2,757.00 2,757.00
    1997 0 24 1 1 2,377.00 2,259.00 2,259.00
    1998 0 32 0 0 2,760.00 2,760.00 2,760.00
    1999 0 9 0 0 641.00 636.00 636.00
    2000 0 3 0 0 165.00 165.00 165.00
    2001 0 4 0 0 220.00 220.00 220.00
    2002 0 5 0 0 404.00 404.00 404.00
    2003 0 3 0 0 175.00 175.00 175.00
    2004 0 1 0 0 60.00 60.00 60.00
    2005 0 24 0 0 1,608.00 1,608.00 1,608.00
    2006 1 27 0 0 4,318.00 4,318.00 4,318.00
    2007 0 18 0 0 2,762.00 2,509.00 2,509.00
    2008 0 14 0 0 2,986.00 2,986.00 707.00
    2009 0 15 0 0 1,804.00 1,804.00 1,352.00
    2010 0 3 0 0 407.00 407.00 100.00
    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: Hopkins County Coal LLC has been the current operator since 1/24/1998

    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 6 0 1 194,916 856,125 0.00 6.16 0.0202 6.28
    1996 1 0 0 0 247,490 770,194 0.81 0.00 0.0355 4.91
    1997 0 0 0 0 235,061 640,102 0.00 0.00 0.0000 4.03
    1998 0 0 0 1 221,820 779,302 0.00 0.00 0.0172 4.22
    1999 0 2 0 0 192,793 1,097,019 0.00 2.07 0.0283 3.89
    2000 0 0 0 0 161,678 922,007 0.00 0.00 0.0406 3.65
    2001 0 1 0 1 196,621 1,369,402 0.00 1.02 0.0297 3.21
    2002 0 0 0 1 237,573 1,603,077 0.00 0.00 0.0107 3.64
    2003 0 0 0 0 120,325 585,807 0.00 0.00 0.0000 3.48
    2004 0 0 0 0 61,049 163,607 0.00 0.00 0.0356 2.75
    2005 0 1 0 0 160,030 884,370 0.00 1.25 0.0000 2.36
    2006 0 0 1 1 78,734 87,527 0.00 0.00 0.0000 2.43
    2007 0 0 0 0 86,638 0 0.00 0.00 0.0113 1.88
    2008 0 0 0 1 96,613 0 0.00 0.00 0.0245 1.54
    2009 0 0 0 0 94,849 0 0.00 0.00 0.0000 1.62
    2010 0 0 0 0 48,441 0 0.00 0.00 0.0000 1.46
    *   Hours worked and accidents & injuries now include office hours or accidents (subunit 99).
    ** Current rates are based on data available as of 2010 Quarter 1. For a further explanation, please see this.
  • MSHA Data


  • 2009 Sales to Power Plants

    NameControllerOperatorLocationTons Purchased
    ParadiseTennessee Valley AuthorityTennessee Valley AuthorityMuhlenberg County, KY184990
    Elmer SmithOwensboro City ofOwensboro City ofDaviess County, KY73242
    ShawneeTennessee Valley AuthorityTennessee Valley AuthorityMcCracken County, KY21962
  • Production