Signal Peak Energy Fined $1 Million, Sentenced to Three Years of Probation for Violating Environmental, Worker Safety Regulations at Roundup Coal Mine


February 9, 2022

Signal Peak Energy LLC, which admitted to willful violation of health and safety standards at its underground coal mine near Roundup by failing to report injuries to workers and improperly disposing mine waste, was sentenced today to pay a $1 million criminal fine and to three years of probation, U.S. Attorney Leif M. Johnson said.

Signal Peak Energy pleaded guilty in October to four counts of willful violation of health and safety standard, a misdemeanor.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Timothy J. Cavan presided. Judge Cavan followed the terms of a plea agreement by imposing the statutory maximum $2...

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