Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Objection To The Motion For Authority To Sell Assets Of The Estates Pursuant To Section 363 Of The Bankruptcy Code

On October 29, 2015, an objection to the motion for authority to sell assets of the estates pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code was filed in the bankruptcy case of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 736 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Limited Objection of Pocahontas Land Company to Debtors’ Motion for Entry of an Order Establishing Bidding and Sales Procedures for the Potential Sale of Certain Mining Properties and Related Assets (Re: related document(s)[707] Motion to Sell Property Free and Clear of Liens Under Section 363(f) filed by Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.) filed by Augustus C. Epps Jr. of Christian & Barton, L.L.P. on behalf of Pocahontas Land Company. (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.


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