SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) May 10, 2005
PEABODY ENERGY CORPORATION
|(State or other jurisdiction of||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
|incorporation or organization)|
|701 Market Street, St. Louis, Missouri||63101|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
|Registrants telephone number, including area code||(314) 342-3400|
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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|Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure|
|Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|Presentation Given May 11, 2005|
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On May 11, 2005, Peabody Energy Corporation (Peabody) will make a presentation at the Merrill Lynch Global Metals, Mining and Steel Conference. A copy of Peabodys presentation is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Exhibit No.||Description of Exhibit|
|Peabody presentation to be given May 11, 2005 at the Merrill Lynch Global Metals, Mining and Steel Conference.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|PEABODY ENERGY CORPORATION
|May 10, 2005||By:||/s/ Jeffery L. Klinger|
|Name:||Jeffery L. Klinger|
|Title:||Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|