|Patriot Coal Issues Statement Regarding Supplemental WARN Notice|
Patriot issued supplemental WARN notices to employees in accordance with the terms of the agreements to sell a substantial majority of its assets to Blackhawk and VCLF. The supplemental WARN notices merely extend the notice period from the original WARN notice issued on
Patriot continues to expect that a majority of Patriot employees at its mining operations will be offered employment if the sale is completed. Patriot is continuing to work to complete the sale process and achieve a value-maximizing outcome for all of its constituents.
Court filings and other information related to Patriot's reorganization proceedings are available at a website administered by the Company's claims agent, Prime Clerk, at https://cases.primeclerk.com/patriotcoal.
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