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People - November 2014

Jim Gooch Jr.The Kentucky Coal Association (KCA) selected Kentucky State Rep. Jim Gooch Jr. as its Coal Miner of the Year for 2014. KCA president Bill Bissett said that the annual award, announced October 24, was given to the House Natural Resources Committee leader for his position as a “proven leader who possesses a tremendous knowledge of Kentucky, its economy, and the direct connection between how we generate electricity and the economy of the Commonwealth.”

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People - October 2014

VCEA, an association that formed as a combination of the Virginia Coal Association, the Eastern Coal Council and the Virginia Mining Association, announced that Harry Childress will take on the new role of president following a restructuring of the alliance in the wake of the retirement of John Belcher earlier this summer

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People - September 2014

The West Virginia Coal Association named the following officers to serve on the executive committee and board of directors for 2014-2015

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People - August 2014

Raymond Shepherd Peabody Energy named Raymond V. Shepherd III vice president of federal government relations to advance Peabody’s public policy and regulatory interests on American energy and environmental matters. Previously, he served as partner and chairman of the Congressional Investigations Practice Group at Venable LLP. He also worked on Capitol Hill for 12 years as an advisor.

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People - July 2014

Donald RatliffDonald “Donnie” Ratliff has been named the new chairman of the Virginia Coal and Energy Alliance Inc. Ratliff is vice president of state governmental affairs for Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Wyoming for Alpha Natural Resources.

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