On August 3, 2015, a motion for authority to pay claims of vendors was filed in the bankruptcy case of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 20 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion to Authorize (Motion of the Debtors, Pursuant to Sections 105(a) and 363 of the Bankruptcy Code, for Interim and Final Orders Authorizing Them to Pay Prepetition Claims of Certain Lien Claimants) filed by Henry Pollard Long III of Hunton & Williams, LLP on behalf of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.. (Long, Henry)
Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on August 3, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-33896. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Huennekens. The law firm of Jones Day LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.