On November 2, 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 784 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Amended Objection of ACIN LLC; WBRD; WPP LLC; and Western Pocahontas Properties Limited Partnership to Debtors’ Combined Motion for Entry of (A) An Order Establishing Bidding and Sale Procedures for the Potential Sale of Certain Mining Properties and Related Assets and Granting Related Relief and (B) One or More Orders Approving the Sale of Such Properties (AMENDED ONLY TO USE CREDITOR WPP LP’S FULL LEGAL NAME) (Re: related document(s) Motion to Sell Property Free and Clear of Liens Under Section 363(f) filed by Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.,  Objection filed by WPP LLC, ACIN LLC, WBRD LLC, WPP LP) filed by Jennifer McLain McLemore of Christian & Barton, LLP on behalf of Western Pocahontas Properties Limited Partnership, ACIN LLC, WBRD LLC, WPP LLC. (McLemore, Jennifer)
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.