Ownership Submission
FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Kroh D Scott
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. [ANR]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Executive Vice President
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
406 WEST MAIN STREET
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
08/18/2005
(Street)

ABINGDON, VA 24210
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 08/18/2005   S(1)   2,100 D $ 27.1 347,866 D  
Common Stock 08/18/2005   S(1)   100 D $ 27.09 347,766 D  
Common Stock 08/18/2005   S(1)   300 D $ 27.08 347,466 D  
Common Stock 08/18/2005   S(1)   100 D $ 27.07 347,366 D  
Common Stock 08/18/2005   S(1)   200 D $ 27.05 347,166 D  
Common Stock 08/18/2005   S(1)   300 D $ 27.04 346,866 D  
Common Stock 08/18/2005   S(1)   200 D $ 27.03 346,666 D  
Common Stock 08/18/2005   S(1)   100 D $ 27.02 346,566 D  
Common Stock 08/18/2005   S(1)   100 D $ 27.01 346,466 D  
Common Stock 08/18/2005   S(1)   800 D $ 27 345,666 D  
Common Stock 08/18/2005   S(1)   100 D $ 26.95 345,566 D  
Common Stock               1,413,991 (2) (3) (4) I See footnotes (2) (3) (4)

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Kroh D Scott
406 WEST MAIN STREET
ABINGDON, VA 24210
      Executive Vice President  

Signatures

 Benjamin G. Hadary, Attorney-in-Fact for D. Scott Kroh   08/22/2005
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) The sales reported in this Form 4 were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the reporting person on March 30, 2005.
(2) Pursuant to Rule 16a-1(4) promulgated under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, Mr. Kroh herein states that this filing shall not be deemed an admission that he is the beneficial owner of any of the shares of Common Stock covered by this Statement, except to the extent of his pecuniary interest in such shares of Common Stock.
(3) Consists of the following shares (the "Kroh Indirect Shares") of Common Stock of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (the "Issuer"): 38,739.3 shares held directly by Dunamis Resources, Inc. ("Dunamis"), 48,646.7 shares held directly by I-22 Processing, Inc. ("I-22"), 41,584.7 shares held directly by Madison Mining Company, LLC ("Madison"), 941,621 shares held directly by Tanoma Energy, Inc. ("Tanoma"), 303,077.6 shares held directly by Laurel Energy, L.P. ("Laurel Energy") and 40,321.9 shares held directly by Laurel Resources, L.P. ("Laurel Resources"). Mr. Kroh has the right to cause the sale of the Kroh Indirect Shares and receive the proceeds from such sale pursuant to the terms of the Shareholders Allocation and Contribution Agreement dated as of March 11, 2003 by and among Fritz R. Kundrun, Hans J. Mende and Mr. Kroh.
(4) Dunamis, I-22, Madison, Tanoma, Laurel Energy and Laurel Resources (the "Record Holders") are record holders of other shares of the Issuer in addition to the Kroh Indirect Shares, however Mr. Kroh does not have the right to cause the sale of such shares and, as a result, Mr. Kroh disclaims beneficial ownership of such shares. Mr. Kroh is a minority stockholder of each of Dunamis, I-22, Tanoma, and Laurel Mountain Management, Inc. and a member of the board of directors of each of Dunamis, I-22 and Laurel Mountain Management, Inc. Laurel Mountain Management, Inc. is the general partner of each of Laurel Resources and Laurel Energy. Mr. Kroh is the general partner of JAZ Ventures, L.P., which directly owns one-third of the membership interests of Madison, which is a member-managed limited liability company. JAZ Ventures, L.P. is also a limited partner of Laurel Resources and Laurel Energy.
 
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This is the second of two Form 4's filed by the reporting person with respect to transactions occurring on August 18, 2005.

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