On January 11, 2016, an objection to the motion for authority to assume and/or assign agreements was filed in the bankruptcy case of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 1244 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Objection of ACIN LLC and WPP LLC to the Debtors’ Notices of (A) Potential Assumption and Assignment of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases and (B) Cure Amounts (Re: related document(s) Statement filed by Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.,  Statement filed by Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.) filed by Jennifer McLain McLemore of Christian & Barton, LLP on behalf of ACIN 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.