On January 20, 2016, a motion for a protective order/to file a pleading under seal was filed in the bankruptcy case of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 1341 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion to Approve (Motion of the Debtors, Pursuant to Section 107(b)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code and Bankruptcy Rule 9018, to Seal: (A) Certain Exhibits in Connection With Motion of the Debtors for Entry of an Order (I) Authorizing Payments Under 2015 Annual Incentive Bonus Plan and (II) Approving Key Employee Incentive Plan for Certain Insider Employees for 2016; and (B) All Related Testimony and Argument) filed by Henry Pollard Long III of Hunton & Williams, LLP on behalf of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.. (Long, Henry)
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.