On November 13, 2015, an objection to the motion for authority to reject agreements was filed in the bankruptcy case of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 911 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Limited Objection to With Respect to Omnibus Motion for Order Authorizing Rejection of Certain Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases (Re: related document(s) Motion to Reject filed by Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.) filed by Peter M. Pearl of Spilman Thomas & Battle PLLC on behalf of Donald L. Blankenship. (Pearl, Peter)
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.