Statement Of Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) Regarding Ruling On Patriot Coal Claim

Statement Of Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) Regarding Ruling On Patriot Coal Claim

PR Newswire

ST. LOUIS, May 29, 2013

ST. LOUIS, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the bankruptcy court ruled on
Patriot Coal's motion to terminate its collective bargaining agreement with
the UMWA. The court also addressed Patriot's request to modify its agreement
with Peabody regarding retiree benefits.

In its order, the court fully agreed with Peabody's contractual
position.Peabodywill continue to meet its obligations, as affirmed by
today's rulings.

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CONTACT:
Kirsty McDonald
314.342.7562

SOURCE Peabody Energy

Website: http://www.peabodyenergy.com
 
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