On August 5, 2015, an order regarding the motion for authority to pay claims of employees was filed in the bankruptcy case of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 118 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
CORRECTING INTERIM ORDER AUTHORIZING THE DEBTORS TO: (A) PAY PREPETITION EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION AND BUSINESS EXPENSES; (B) PAY AND HONOR EMPLOYEE MEDICAL AND OTHER BENEFITS; (C) MAKE EMPLOYEE PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS AND PAY PAYROLL TAXES; (D) CONTINUE EMPLOYEE WAGE AND BENEFITS PROGRAMS; AND (E) PAY ALL COSTS AND EXPENSES INCIDENT TO ANY OF THE FOREGOING (Re: related document(s) Order on Motion to Authorize) Hearing scheduled for 9/1/2015 at 11:00 AM at Judge Huennekens’ Courtroom, 701 E. Broad St., Rm. 5000, Richmond, Virginia. (CORRECTING FORMAT ONLY) (Luedecke, Tammy)
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.