AES Eastern Ch. 11 Plan Shirks Enviro Duties, Utility Says

Law360, Wilmington (December 19, 2012, 2:19 PM EST) -- A New York utility blasted bankrupt AES Eastern Energy LP's Chapter 11 liquidation plan Tuesday, saying the proposal would provide the debtor with a quick out from its environmental responsibilities while leaving tens of millions of dollars in long-term obligations in uncertain hands.

AES submitted the plan in Delaware bankruptcy court after finding buyers for its six coal-fired power plants, but New York State Electric & Gas Corp. claims the proposed liquidating trustee would dole out the debtor's remaining $60 million in short fashion without providing...
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