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Sands Hill Strip

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  • Summary
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    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Please Note: Sands Hill Mining LLC has been the current operator since 12/15/2007

    Year 104(a) Proposed
    Penalties ($)
    Current Penalties ($) Amount Paid
    To Date ($)
    1995 7 780.00 780.00 780.00
    1996 5 336.00 336.00 336.00
    1997 4 393.00 393.00 393.00
    1998 19 1,496.00 1,496.00 1,496.00
    1999 5 404.00 404.00 404.00
    2000 2 110.00 110.00 110.00
    2001 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2002 6 448.00 448.00 448.00
    2003 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2004 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2005 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2006 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2007 1 144.00 144.00 144.00
    2008 2 200.00 200.00 200.00
    2009 7 3,183.00 3,183.00 2,598.00
    2010 2 100.00 100.00 100.00
    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: Sands Hill Mining LLC has been the current operator since 12/15/2007

    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 1 0 0 218,544 641,774 0.00 0.92 0.0232 2.71
    1996 0 2 0 0 237,940 648,663 0.00 1.68 0.0082 2.33
    1997 0 1 0 0 237,312 477,747 0.00 0.84 0.0111 2.37
    1998 0 9 0 0 222,746 330,042 0.00 8.08 0.0057 2.25
    1999 0 2 0 0 212,291 302,956 0.00 1.88 0.0309 2.07
    2000 0 2 0 0 198,745 343,901 0.00 2.01 0.0233 2.24
    2001 0 0 0 0 201,635 341,653 0.00 0.00 0.0090 2.13
    2002 0 4 0 0 238,091 453,738 0.00 3.36 0.0180 2.29
    2003 0 5 0 0 246,025 701,650 0.00 4.06 0.0290 1.94
    2004 0 1 0 0 265,451 727,154 0.00 0.75 0.0121 1.76
    2005 0 4 0 1 253,169 652,577 0.00 3.16 0.0028 1.49
    2006 0 1 0 0 211,452 532,705 0.00 0.95 0.0189 1.35
    2007 0 1 0 0 234,434 515,827 0.00 0.85 0.0194 1.38
    2008 0 2 0 0 277,817 677,051 0.00 1.44 0.0102 1.25
    2009 0 0 0 0 302,228 754,804 0.00 0.00 0.0107 1.23
    2010 0 1 0 0 74,963 191,690 - - - -
    *   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
    GhentE.ON AG (Germany)Kentucky Utilities CoCarroll County, KY218006
    Trimble CountyE.ON AG (Germany)Louisville Gas Electric CoTrimble County, KY133991
    P H Glatfelter Co -Chillicothe FacilityP H GlatfelterP H GlatfelterRoss County, OH32036
    Mill CreekE.ON AG (Germany)Louisville Gas Electric CoJefferson County, KY14073
  • Production

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