This excerpt taken from the CNX 10-K filed Mar 15, 2006.
Equity Compensation Plan Information
The Equity Incentive Plan was approved prior to CONSOL Energys initial public offering by its then shareholders. In May 2005, the shareholders approved an amendment to the Equity Incentive Plan, including an increase in the total number of shares of common stock that can be covered by grants to a total of 9,100,000 shares.
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