Green Valley Mine

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The Green Valley Mine "includes two underground room and pillar mines and a preparation plant. The Green Valley preparation plant receives coal from the mines via trucks. The rail loading facility services customers on the CSX rail system with unit train shipments of up to 75 railcars."[1]

Permit Violations

In February 2001, the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection cited Massey subsidiary Green Valley Coal for "a substantial history of violations" at its coal waste disposal site in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, suspending its permit for 30 days.[2]

Mine Data

  • Owner: Green Valley Coal Co.
  • Parent company: Massey Energy
  • Location: Nicolaus County, West Virgina
  • GPS coordinates:
  • Production: 759 thousands of tons
  • Type of coal: Bituminous
  • Mine type: Underground
  • Equipment:
  • Number of employees:
  • Established/Acquired: 1996
  • Recoverable Reserves: 7,135 thousands of tons

Contact Details

Green Valley Coal Company Inc.
RT 20 Leivasy
Rainelle, WV 25962
Phone: (304) 438-8660
Website: http://www.masseyenergyco.com

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References

  1. Massey Energy, "Mining Locations", Massey Energy website, accessed October 2009.
  2. Environment News Service, "US: Mine Workers Chief Arrested at Massey Energy Protest", Corpwatch, March 15th, 2002.

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