Arch Coal (NYSE: ACI) is an American coal mining and processing company. The company mines, processes, and markets bituminous and sub-bituminous coal with low sulfur content in the United States. Arch Coal is the second largest supplier of coal in the U.S. behind Peabody Energy. The company supplies 16% of the domestic market. Demand comes mainly from generators of electricity.
Campaign Finance$2,692,942 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Arch Coal
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Arch Coal $9,398,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Natural Resources,
- Clean Air & Water,
- Labor, Antitrust & Workplace,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Hazardous & Solid Waste,
- Homeland Security,
- Environment & Superfund
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.2401 Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nation Act of 2011 H.R.2454 American Clean Energy And Security Act of 2009 S.696 Appalachia Restoration Act S.787 Clean Water Restoration Act H.R.1409 Employee Free Choice Act of 2009 S.560 Employee Free Choice Act of 2009 H.R.1310 Clean Water Protection Act H.R.1540 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 S.1462 American Clean Energy Leadership Act of 2009 S.26 Elimination of Double Subsidies for the Hardrock MiningIndustry Act of 2011
RegulationsMentioned in 147 dockets; Submitted to 12 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Arch Coal" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 8 OSM Stream Buffer Zone and Related Rules 2009
- Toggle 2 MSHA Lowering Miners' Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust, Including Continuous Personal Dust Monitors 2010
- Toggle 2 COE Proposed Suspension and Modification of Nationwide Permit 21 2009
- Toggle 1 MSHA Respirable Coal Mine Dust: Continuous Personal Dust Monitor (CPDM) Request for Information (RFI) 2009
- Toggle 1 MSHA Proposed Rule on Pattern of Violations 2011
- Toggle 1 OSHA ERGONOMICS PROGRAM 2006
- Toggle 1 FAA Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited - Petition/Exemption 2012
- Toggle 1 MSHA Proximity Detection Systems for Underground Mines, RFI 30 CFR Parts 57 and 75 2010
- Toggle 1 EERE Energy Conservation Program for Commercial Equipment: Energy Conservation Standards for Distribution Transformers Energy Conservation Standards [71FR44356] (EERE-2000-STD-0099) 2006
- Toggle 1 MSHA Alcohol-and Drug-Free Mines: Policy, Prohibitions, Testing, Training, and Assistance 2008
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 131 EPA West Virginia-Proposed Determination to Prohibit, Restrict, or Deny the Specification, or the Use for Specification, of an Area as a Disposal Site; Spruce No. 1 Surface Mine, Logan County, West Virginia 2009
- Toggle 35 EPA National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Utility Air Toxics; Clean Air Mercury Rule (CAMR) 2002
- Toggle 25 EPA National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Coal- and Oil-fired Electric Utility Steam Generating Units 2009
- Toggle 18 EPA Greenhouse Gas New Source Performance Standard for Electric Generating Units 2011
- Toggle 11 EPA Preliminary 2008 Effluent Guidelines Program Plan 2006
- Toggle 10 EPA Rulemaking for the Steam Electric Power Generating Effluent Limitations Guidelines 2009
- Toggle 9 OSM Stream Buffer Zone and Related Rules 2009
- Toggle 7 EPA OK011 Oklahoma Regional Haze State Implementation Plan, Federal Implementation Plan for Interstate Transport of Pollution Affecting Visibility, and Best Available Retrofit Technology Determinations (OK-34) 2010
- Toggle 7 MSHA Lowering Miners' Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust, Including Continuous Personal Dust Monitors 2010
- Toggle 6 EPA Federal Implementation Plans to Reduce the Regional Transport of Ozone in the Eastern United States; Proposed Rule 2001
EPA Violations1 Enforcement Actions
Figures are based on data from the Environmental Protection Agency’s ECHO website. The ECHO database contains federal and state environmental enforcement actions. Data displayed here includes only those actions that began after 2000 and resulted in fines of over $1 million.
Actions where the company was the sole defendant are listed first. Actions where the company is one of multiple defendants are listed subsequently.
For more information see our EPA methodology page.
|Patriot Coal Corp||Arch Coal (+25 others)||2009||Appalachia, Va; Catlettsburg, ...||$9,575,000|
Advisory Committees4 people on 4 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "Arch Coal" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Energy 2 people on 1 committee
- Toggle Surface Transportation Board 2 people on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Defense 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Health and Human Services 1 person on 1 committee