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Coalfield Residents Meet with CEO of Alpha Natural Resources

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011
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Abingdon, Virginia

Eight residents from coal mining areas of southern West Virginia and southwestern Virginia met this afternoon with Alpha Natural Resources CEO Kevin Crutchfield.  These citizens had requested the meeting with Alpha because of Alpha’s pending takeover of Massey Energy, the leading producer of coal from mountaintop removal mining.  Residents discussed the devastating impact of mountaintop removal mining and requested that Alpha make some changes to reduce the impacts of the Massey operations that it is inheriting.  Massey Energy has one of the worst environmental and safety records of any major coal company.