Peabody EnergyCorp. is asking a federal bankruptcycourt for more time to file a planof reorganization.
In a July 6 filing in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the EasternDistrict of Missouri, Peabody noted that certain documents related to the case aredue Aug. 11, 120 days after the company petitioned for Chapter 11 . The filing said that no laterthan Aug. 3, Peabody plans to file extension motions to extend deadlines for filingtheir plan.
Peabody wrote that "out of an abundance of caution,"the company is seeking a bridge order that extends the deadlines until the courthas ruled on the anticipated motions.