On November 4, 2015, a response to the 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 818 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Statement in Further Support of Powder River Energy Corporation’s Motion of the Debtors Pursuant to The Interim Order Pursuant to Section 366 of the Bankruptcy Code Establishing Adequate Assurance Procedures With Respect to the Debtors’ Utility Providers (Re: related document(s) Motion to Approve filed by Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.,  Order Continuing/Rescheduling/Setting Hearing) filed by Augustus C. Epps Jr. of Christian & Barton, L.L.P. on behalf of Powder River Energy Corp.. (Epps, Augustus)
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.