Reliant, Equistar Head For Mediation

Law360, New York (May 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Rather than rule on Reliant Energy Channelview LP's request for a Chapter 11 trustee to resolve a dispute between it and Equistar Chemicals LP, the judge overseeing Reliant's bankruptcy ordered the two sides into mediation in an effort to moot the request altogether.

In a ruling signed last Tuesday and filed last Thursday, Judge Mary F. Walrath of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware deferred the debtor's motion for a trustee and told Reliant parent Reliant Energy Inc. and Equistar to enter good...
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