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Paradise #9

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  • Summary
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    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Please Note: KenAmerican Resources Inc has been the current operator since 12/1/1995

    Year 103(j) 103(k) 104(a) 104(b) 104(d)(1) 104(g)(1) 107(a) 314(b) Proposed
    Penalties ($)
    Current Penalties ($) Amount Paid
    To Date ($)
    1995 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    1996 0 0 53 0 0 0 0 0 3,913.00 3,913.00 3,913.00
    1997 0 1 202 0 2 0 0 3 27,581.00 26,481.00 26,481.00
    1998 0 4 165 0 1 0 0 2 55,322.00 49,322.00 49,322.00
    1999 0 1 101 0 0 0 0 2 9,810.00 9,810.00 9,810.00
    2000 0 5 84 0 8 0 0 0 16,982.00 16,982.00 16,982.00
    2001 0 0 121 0 0 0 0 1 10,933.00 10,933.00 10,933.00
    2002 0 4 76 0 0 0 0 1 6,788.00 6,788.00 6,788.00
    2003 0 0 127 0 0 0 0 0 18,581.00 13,466.00 13,466.00
    2004 0 1 121 0 0 0 0 0 12,537.00 12,537.00 12,537.00
    2005 0 1 149 0 0 0 1 0 15,393.00 15,189.00 15,189.00
    2006 0 2 119 0 0 2 0 0 12,805.00 12,805.00 12,805.00
    2007 0 5 320 1 1 0 1 4 262,030.00 201,832.00 201,198.00
    2008 0 9 519 0 1 1 0 4 631,185.00 595,153.00 153,003.00
    2009 1 16 514 2 10 0 1 3 801,456.00 798,736.00 22,392.00
    2010 0 0 56 0 0 0 0 0 12,296.00 12,296.00 1,032.63
    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: KenAmerican Resources Inc has been the current operator since 12/1/1995

    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 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0.0464 10.01
    1996 0 2 0 0 71,260 368,663 0.00 5.61 0.0607 8.54
    1997 0 7 0 0 295,528 1,768,152 0.00 4.74 0.0434 8.34
    1998 1 11 0 0 317,397 1,943,918 0.63 6.93 0.0449 8.88
    1999 0 10 0 0 305,600 1,838,058 0.00 6.54 0.0369 8.19
    2000 0 4 0 0 273,291 1,436,838 0.00 2.93 0.0454 8.29
    2001 0 9 0 0 353,622 2,277,985 0.00 5.09 0.0756 7.13
    2002 0 6 0 0 419,943 2,606,816 0.00 2.86 0.0366 7.13
    2003 0 12 0 0 441,745 2,633,654 0.00 5.43 0.0340 6.27
    2004 0 13 0 0 430,957 2,563,895 0.00 6.03 0.0368 5.60
    2005 0 10 0 0 495,650 2,313,887 0.00 4.04 0.0336 5.11
    2006 0 19 0 0 577,925 2,342,190 0.00 6.58 0.0721 4.79
    2007 0 13 0 0 813,553 2,973,665 0.00 3.20 0.0423 4.75
    2008 0 18 0 0 928,368 2,235,469 0.00 3.88 0.0213 4.26
    2009 0 30 0 0 758,614 1,280,927 0.00 7.91 0.0117 4.04
    2010 0 5 0 0 99,883 93,940 - - - -
    *   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
    ParadiseTennessee Valley AuthorityTennessee Valley AuthorityMuhlenberg County, KY1217636
    HMP L Station Two HendersonE.ON AG (Germany)Western Kentucky Energy CorpHenderson County, KY41
  • Production

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    Master Inspection List, Targeted Enforcement, Nov 2010

    A list of the mines inspected and citations issued in the November 2010 push by MSHA to reinspect mines with a pattern of violations.

    Coal mines included on the list were:

    /documents/master-inspection-list-targeted-enforcement-nov-2010

  • Documents