On December 22, 2015, an order regarding the motion/application for approval of a settlement pursuant to rule 9019 was filed in the bankruptcy case of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 1159 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Order Expediting Consideration of, and Shortening The Notice Period Applicable to, The Motion of the Debtors, Pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 9019, For Entry of an Order Concerning Reclamation Bonding of their Surface Coal Mining Operations in West Virginia (Related Doc # ) Hearing scheduled for 12/17/2015 at 10:00 AM at Judge Huennekens’ Courtroom, 701 E. Broad St., Rm. 5000, Richmond, Virginia. (Luedecke, Tammy)
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.