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ENVIRONMENTAL ACHIEVEMENTS

From the board room to the mine, Alpha Natural Resources is committed to environmental excellence. We are serious about environmental compliance and encourage all our employees to help us become better stewards and to refine an environmental management system that adheres to our Running Right philosophy. 

 

As a result of this commitment, Alpha has been recognized with numerous awards for outstanding conservation, mine restoration and environmental enhancement projects:

 

 

 

  • 2012 Surface Reclamation South Award - Alex Energy, Whitman Surface Mine
  • 2012 Coal Refuse Reclamation North Award - Kanawha Energy, Jackson Hollow Refuse
  • 2012 VA Mining Association and The Division of Mined Land Reclamation’s Best Post-Mining Land Use – Paramont Coal Company, Virginia, LLC, Hawk’s Nest Surface Mine

  • 2012 VA Mining Association and The Division of Mined Land Reclamation’s Best Active Surface – Paramont Coal Company, Virginia, LLC, Red Onion Surface Mine

  • 2011 West Virginia Reclamation awards - Litwar Processing Plant Refuse Area - Coal Refuse Prep Plant Award ; Kingwood Mining Whitetail Mine - Underground Mine Reclamation Award

  • 2011 VA Mining Association and VA DMLR - Osaka Imboden mine - Best Active Deep; South Fork surface mine - Best Active Surface Mine in Virginia; Paramont Coal - 10-year Legacy Award
  • 2011 VA  Best Active Deep Mine - Paramont Coal Company VA, LLC., Deep Mine 37
  • 2011 VA ARRI Award - Paramont Coal Company VA, LLC., Trace Fork No. 3 Surface Mine 
  • 2011 VA Reclamation Accomplishments Award – Arley Collier, Superintendent at Hawk’s Nest Surface Mine
  • 2010 KY Commisioner's Excellence in Reclamation Award- Enterprise Mining Company, LLC, Big Branch South Mine
  • 2010 Environmental Excellence Award - Wyoming #2 Deep Mine
  • 2010 Commisioner's Excellence in Reclamation Award- Enterprise Mining Company, LLC, Big Branch South Mine
  • 2010 Pennsylvania Coal Assn. Reclamation Award- AMFIRE Mining Company, LLC, South Bend Township and Jordan Township
  • 2010 IMCC National Reclamation Award - Enterprise Mining Company, LLC, Big Branch South Mine
  • 2010 VA Best Active Deep Mine - Dickerson-Russell Coal Company, LLC, Cherokee Deep Mine
  • 2010 VA 5 Year Legacy Award - Paramont Coal Company VA, LLC , Black Bear No. 1 Surface Mine
  • 2010 VA 10 Year Legacy Award - Paramont Coal Company VA, LLC
  • 2009 WV Excellence in Reclamation Award - Simmons Fork Mining, LLC,  Ewing Fork #1 Mine
  • 2009 WV Excellence in Reclamation Award - Riverside Energy Company, LLC, Copperhead Mine 
  • 2009 VA Excellence in Mining and Reclamation Award - Paramont Coal Company VA, LLC, Flat Top  Deep Mine, Red Onion Surface Mine and Meade Fork Surface Mine
  • 2009 PA Excellence in Reclamation Award-AMFIRE Mining Company, LLC, Bowser Surface Mine
  • 2009 PA Excellence in Reclamation Award-AMFIRE Mining Company, LLC, Swatsworth Surface Mine
  • 2008 WV Greenlands Award - Brooks Run Mining Company, LLC., Erbacon/Seven Pines/Poplar Ridge Complex
  • 2008 WV Contemporaneous Reclamation of an Active Refuse Area - Kingwood Mining Company, Whitetail Refuse Area
  • 2008 VA Best Post Mining Land Use - Paramont Coal Co. VA LLC, Lover's Gap No. 3 Surface Mine
  • 2008 WV DEP Turkey Habitat Reclamation Award - Simmons Fork Mining Company, Simmons Fork Mine
  • 2007 VA Overall Award for Best Remining & Reforestation - Blackbear No. 4 Surface Mine
  • 2007 WV Contemporaneous Reclamation of an Active Refuse Area - Kepler Processing Company, Big Branch Refuse Disposal site
  • 2007 State, Regional and National Reclamation Awards - Paramont Coal Black Bear #1
  • 2007 Office of Surface Mining Director's Award - Belle Ayr Mine
  • 2007 WY DEQ -  Excellence in Surface Mining Reclamation - Belle Ayr Mine
  • 2006 VA Excellence in Mining Reclamation - Paramont Coal Company VA, LLC
  • 2006 WV Outstanding Reclamation Activity - Kingwood Mining Company, Albright Preparation Plant
  • 2006 State, Regional and National Reclamation Awards - Paramont Coal Black Bear  No. 1
  • 2006 WV Excellence in Reclamation Award - Pioneer Fuel Corp., Pax Loadout
  • 2005 VA Best Post Mining Land Use  - Paramont Coal Co. VA, LLC
  • 2005 WV Greenlands Award - Herndon Processing Company,  Covel Processing Area No. 1
  • 2005 State, Regional and National Reclamation Awards - Delta Mine Holding Company, Delta Mine
  • 2004 VA Environmentalist of the Year Award - Jimmy Adkins, Paramont Coal Co.
  • 2004 Wildlife Stewardship Award - WY Game and Fish Commission - Belle Ayr Mine
  • 2003 WV Excellence in Reclamation Award - Pioneer Mining, Inc., Pioneer Mine
  • 2003 WV Excellence in Reclamation Award - Kingston Resources
  • 2002 VA Excellence in Remining & Economic Development - Paramont Coal Company
  • 2002 WV Excellence in Reclamation Award - Kingston Resources