Patriot Coal OK'd To Seek Extension On Enviro Deadlines

Law360, New York (October 16, 2012, 5:50 PM EDT) -- A New York bankruptcy judge granted Patriot Coal Corp. relief from the automatic bankruptcy stay Friday to enable it to request critical compliance deadline extensions in environmental proceedings filed against the debtor in West Virginia federal court.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Shelley C. Chapman granted Patriot and fellow debtor Hobet Mining LLC's motion for limited relief from the automatic stay to allow for “certain actions” to be taken in two cases in the Southern District of West Virginia, both of which were filed by plaintiffs including Ohio...
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