Ownership Submission
FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
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 *
Mende Hans J
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. [ANR]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) __X__ Other (specify below)
Former 10% Owner
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
475 STEAMBOAT ROAD, 2ND FLOOR
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
11/13/2006
(Street)

GREENWICH, CT 06830
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 11/13/2006   S   3,800,000 (1) (2) (3) D $ 14.6 3,151,896 I See footnotes (1) (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
Mende Hans J
475 STEAMBOAT ROAD, 2ND FLOOR
GREENWICH, CT 06830
  X     Former 10% Owner

Signatures

 Vaughn R. Groves, Attorney-in-Fact for Hans J. Mende   11/15/2006
**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) On November 13, 2006, AMCI Holdings, Inc. ("AMCI Holdings") sold 1,319,983 shares of Common Stock, Redbank II, Inc. ("Redbank II") sold 262,670 shares of Common Stock, Beta Resources II, LLC ("Beta II") sold 1,126,250 shares of Common Stock and Vollow Resources II, LLC ("Vollow II") sold 1,091,097 shares of Common Stock. Following these sales, Redbank II, Beta II and Vollow II are no longer record holders of any shares of Common Stock.
(2) The reporting person owns (a) 50% of AMCI Holdings and Beta II, (b) a 0.4% general partnership interest in The Kirmar Partnership ("Kirmar") held jointly with Fritz R. Kundrun, (c) a 0.6% general partnership interest in Kirmar, and (d) a 0.4% general partnership interest in The Nicola Associates Limited Partnership ("Nicola") held jointly with Fritz R. Kundrun. The reporting person?s son and daughter each own a 49.5% limited partnership interest in Kirmar. AMCI Holdings owns 100% of K-M Investment Corporation which owns 100% of American Metals & Coal International, Inc. which owns 100% of both Creekside II, Inc. ("Creekside II") and Redbank II. Kirmar and Nicola each owns 50% of Vollow II.
(3) Pursuant to Rule 16a-1(4) promulgated under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the reporting person herein states that this filing shall not be deemed as admission that he is the beneficial owner of any of the shares of common stock covered by this Form 4, except to the extent of his pecuniary interest in such shares of Common Stock.
(4) Consists of the following shares of Common Stock held directly by the following entities: 1,419,701 shares by AMCI Holdings and 1,732,195 shares by Creekside II.

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