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Rice #1 (Strip)

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  • Summary
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    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Please Note: Oxford Mining Co LLC has been the current operator since 12/23/1998

    Year 103(k) 104(a) Proposed
    Penalties ($)
    Current Penalties ($) Amount Paid
    To Date ($)
    1995 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    1996 0 2 100.00 100.00 100.00
    1997 0 1 50.00 50.00 50.00
    1998 0 3 155.00 155.00 155.00
    1999 0 1 55.00 55.00 55.00
    2000 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2001 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2002 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2003 1 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2004 0 2 330.00 330.00 330.00
    2005 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2006 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2007 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2008 0 1 100.00 100.00 100.00
    2009 0 8 1,594.00 1,594.00 1,594.00
    2010 0 1 138.00 138.00 138.00
    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: Oxford Mining Co LLC has been the current operator since 12/23/1998

    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 2 0 0 55,937 257,408 0.00 7.15 0.0232 2.71
    1996 0 0 0 0 60,615 310,782 0.00 0.00 0.0082 2.33
    1997 0 0 0 0 79,006 454,418 0.00 0.00 0.0111 2.37
    1998 0 1 0 0 103,299 603,462 0.00 1.94 0.0057 2.25
    1999 0 1 0 0 50,115 268,379 0.00 3.99 0.0309 2.07
    2000 0 0 0 0 60,615 306,473 0.00 0.00 0.0233 2.24
    2001 0 3 0 0 130,864 821,483 0.00 4.58 0.0090 2.13
    2002 0 0 0 0 122,716 626,780 0.00 0.00 0.0180 2.29
    2003 0 1 0 0 105,534 399,726 0.00 1.90 0.0290 1.94
    2004 0 0 0 0 145,199 652,518 0.00 0.00 0.0121 1.76
    2005 0 1 0 0 193,436 749,815 0.00 1.03 0.0028 1.49
    2006 0 0 0 0 167,367 501,607 0.00 0.00 0.0189 1.35
    2007 0 1 0 0 98,394 358,505 0.00 2.03 0.0194 1.38
    2008 0 1 0 0 134,342 610,497 0.00 1.49 0.0102 1.25
    2009 0 1 0 0 238,040 1,070,232 0.00 0.84 0.0107 1.23
    2010 0 1 0 0 71,739 279,112 - - - -
    *   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
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    2009 Sales to Power Plants

    NameControllerOperatorLocationTons Purchased
    H L SpurlockEast Kentucky Power Coop IncEast Kentucky Power Coop IncMason County, KY863556
  • Production