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  • Summary
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    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Please Note: West Roundup Resources, Inc. has been the current operator since 5/5/2008

    Year 104(a) Proposed
    Penalties ($)
    Current Penalties ($) Amount Paid
    To Date ($)
    1995 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    1996 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    1997 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    1998 1 161.00 161.00 161.00
    1999 1 55.00 55.00 55.00
    2000 17 1,021.00 880.00 880.00
    2001 5 220.00 220.00 220.00
    2002 11 495.00 495.00 495.00
    2003 2 120.00 120.00 120.00
    2004 5 394.00 394.00 394.00
    2005 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2006 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2007 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2008 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2009 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2010 1 100.00 100.00 0.00
    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: West Roundup Resources, Inc. has been the current operator since 5/5/2008

    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 2,232 0 0.00 0.00 0.0232 2.71
    1996 0 0 0 1 2,209 0 0.00 0.00 0.0082 2.33
    1997 0 0 0 3 4,544 0 0.00 0.00 0.0111 2.37
    1998 0 0 0 2 71,755 41,083 0.00 0.00 0.0057 2.25
    1999 0 2 0 0 317,394 8,170,482 0.00 1.26 0.0309 2.07
    2000 0 3 0 1 463,434 17,206,504 0.00 1.29 0.0233 2.24
    2001 0 7 0 4 501,990 23,872,327 0.00 2.79 0.0090 2.13
    2002 0 4 0 0 579,362 23,883,760 0.00 1.38 0.0180 2.29
    2003 0 1 0 4 554,564 23,923,145 0.00 0.36 0.0290 1.94
    2004 0 1 0 2 385,556 15,234,753 0.00 0.52 0.0121 1.76
    2005 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0.0028 1.49
    2006 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0.0189 1.35
    2007 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0.0194 1.38
    2008 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0.0102 1.25
    2009 0 0 0 1 1,210 0 0.00 0.00 0.0107 1.21
    2010 0 0 0 0 864 0 0.00 0.00 0.0000 1.17
    *   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
  • Production
  • Peabody planning Asian coal shipments through Washington

    March 2, 2011

    Peabody Energy Company has signed a Asian coal-export deal with Carrix, the largest US container terminal operator, to ship up to 24M tons of coal annually through a new container terminal planned 20 miles south of the Canadian border. The move matches export the agreement between Arch Coal and Millennium Bulk Terminals to export through a proposed terminal in Longview, WA and expands a previous agreement for Peabody to export its coal through British Columbia .

    Both Peabody/Carrix and the earlier Arch/Longview agreements represent a significant expansion of coal export. Previous export routes either went through British Columbia, which has limited export capacity, or the Gulf of Mexico, which is a much longer route to the expanding Asian markets.

    Read article at http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/article_45e1b38e-44ef-5cf9-bea9-2f05b3c1fe04.html

    Arch, Peabody seek coal exporting deals to Asia

    December 27, 2010

    With China tripling its consumption of electricity by 2035, the great majority of that electricity coming from coal, and internal production problems, major mining companies in the Powder River Basin are chomping at the bit to start selling their product to Asia. But the logistics of moving coal 10000 miles are not simple and will require an expansion of ports on the West coast, as well as some relief for overloaded railroads in western US. Environmentalists, concerned that selling to China will make an end-run around domestic environmental regulations, are promising to block such expansion.

    Read article at http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/article_c721c19d-55a6-5fe6-9d83-606f1926a67c.html

    Peabody sends PRB coal to Europe, eyes new W Coast port

    October 19, 2010

    Peabody reports that it has begun exporting coal mined in the Powder River Basin to countries in Europe, Chile and Asia. It expects demand growth in Asia to be extremely high, pushing up the price for coal worldwide, and is seriously considering opening a new west-coast port specifically to export PRB coal to Asia.

    Read more at http://www.miningweekly.com/article/peabody-sends-prb-coal-to-europe-eyes-new-w-coast-port-2010-10-19

  • News
  • School Creek Lease Modification

    WYW172413, March 2012.

    Decision Record
    Environmental Assessment
    Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)

  • Documents