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FACTSHEET: Fred Palmer


Senior Vice President, Peabody Energy
Greening Earth Society

Fred Palmer is Senior Vice President of Government Relations for Peabody Energy where he is responsible for advancing state and federal policies related to the production and use of coal. Prior to joining Peabody, Fred served as Of Counsel at Shook, Hardy, and Bacon in Washington, DC, and as General Manager, CEO, and General Counsel of the Western Fuels Association. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the National Coal Council serving on the Executive Committee and Chairman of the Coal Policy Committee. Fred is a 2004 recipient of the Erskine Ramsay Medal Award from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration. He has served on various professional boards with roles including Chairman of the Environmental Information Council, President of the Board of Directors of the Greening Earth Society, and Chair of the Climate Change Task Force for the National Mining Association.

Fred holds J.D. and B.A degrees from the University of Arizona.


Western Fuels
Source: PBS Interview

National Mining Association
Source: NMA Legal Document (2006)

Shook, Hardy and Bacon LLP
Source: Peabody Energy Bio (2006)

Peabody Energy
Source: Peabody Management Page (2006)

Greening Earth Society
Source: Greening Earth Society (2006)


PBS Interview

NMA Legal Document (2006)

Peabody Energy Bio (2006)

Peabody Management Page (2006)

Greening Earth Society (2006)