Ownership Submission
FORM 5
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

ANNUAL 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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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
FOX JOHN W JR
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) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)

ONE ALPHA PLACE, P.O. BOX 2345
3. Statement for Issuer's Fiscal Year Ended (Month/Day/Year)
12/31/2006
(Street)


ABINGDON, VA 24212
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Reporting
(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 at end of Issuer's Fiscal Year
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Amount (A) or (D) Price

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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 at End of Issuer's Fiscal Year
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
(A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units   08/11/2006   A4 1,038     (2)   (2) Common Stock
1,038
$ 17.33 1,038
D
 
Restricted Stock Units   10/25/2006   A4 63     (2)   (2) Common Stock
63
$ 15.89 1,101
D
 
Restricted Stock Units   10/26/2006   A4 122     (2)   (2) Common Stock
122
$ 16.51 1,223
D
 
Restricted Stock Units   12/19/2006   A4 33     (2)   (2) Common Stock
33
$ 15.02 1,256
D
 
Restricted Stock Units   12/20/2006   A4 69     (2)   (2) Common Stock
69
$ 14.57 1,325
D
 

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
FOX JOHN W JR
ONE ALPHA PLACE
P.O. BOX 2345
ABINGDON, VA 24212
  X      

Signatures

David J. Ringelman, Attorney-in-Fact for John W. Fox, Jr. 02/07/2007
**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) Each restricted stock unit represents the right to receive one share of the Issuer's common stock pursuant to a Director Deferred Compensation Agreement entered into under the Issuer's 2005 Long-Term Incentive Plan.
(2) The shares of common stock underlying the restricted stock units will be distributed to the Reporting Person in five equal annual installments beginning 30 days following the six-month anniversary of the date the Reporting Person ceases to be a director of the Issuer.

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