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Full title: Certificate of No Objection (Filed By Claims Administrator Cullen Speckhart ).(Related document(s):3222 Objection to Claim) (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - proposed order) (Speckhart, Cullen) (Entered: 03/15/2021)

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On February 9, 2021, the WLB Liquidating Trust filed its Thirty-Fourth Omnibus Objections to Certain (a) Modified Claims and (b) No Liability Claims (the “Objection”)The Claims Procedures provide that failure to timely file and serve a response as set forth in the Claims Procedures may result in the Court granting the Objection without further notice or hearing. Claims Administrator is working to resolve the informal response with the DOI and has excluded such unresolved claims from the revised proposed order sustaining the Objection.Upon resolution of the informal response received, the Claims Administrator will file a stipulation and agreed order resolving the Objection as to the claims of the DOI. Counsel to Claims Administrator of the WLB Liquidating Trust CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on this 15th day of March, 2021, a true and correct copy of the foregoing was sent via the Court’s CM/ECF electronic notification system to all parties requesting service through the same.

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IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS HOUSTON DIVISION § In re: § Chapter 11 § WESTMORELAND COAL COMPANY, et al.1 § Case No. 18-35672 (DRJ) § (Jointly Administered) Debtors. § Re: ECF No. 3222 CERTIFICATE OF NO OBJECTION Pursuant to the Procedures for Filing Omnibus Claims Objections (the “Claims Procedures”) [ECF No. 1546],2 the Claims Administrator of the WLB Liquidating Trust and her undersigned counsel certify as follows: 1. On February 9, 2021, the WLB Liquidating Trust filed its Thirty-Fourth Omnibus Objections to Certain (a) Modified Claims and (b) No Liability Claims (the “Objection”) [ECF No. 3222]. 2. The deadline for parties to file and serve responses to the relief requested in the Objection was March 11, 2021 (the “Response Deadline”). 3. The Claims Procedures provide that failure to timely file and serve a response as set forth in the Claims Procedures may result in the Court granting the Objection without further notice or hearing. 4. The Claims Administrator received an informal response to the Objection from the United States of America on behalf of the United States Department of Interior (the “DOI”). The 1 Due to the large number of debtors in these chapter 11 cases, for which joint administration has been granted, a complete list of the debtors and the last four digits of their tax identification, registration, or like numbers is not provided herein. A complete list of such information may be obtained on the website of the claims and noticing agent in these chapter 11 cases at www.donlinrecano.com/westmoreland. Westmoreland Coal Company’s service address for the purposes of these chapter 11 cases is 9540 South Maroon Circle, Suite 300, Englewood, Colorado 80112. 2 Capitalized terms not otherwise defined herein shall have the meaning ascribed to them in the Claims Procedures.

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Claims Administrator is working to resolve the informal response with the DOI and has excluded such unresolved claims from the revised proposed order sustaining the Objection. Upon resolution of the informal response received, the Claims Administrator will file a stipulation and agreed order resolving the Objection as to the claims of the DOI. 5. To the best of the Claim Administrator’s knowledge, no other response to the Objection has been (a) filed with the Court on the docket of the above-captioned chapter 11 cases or (b) served on the WLB Liquidating Trust, the Claims Administrator or her counsel. 6. It is, therefore, respectfully requested that the proposed Order sustaining the Objection, attached hereto as Exhibit A, be entered at the earliest convenience of the Court. Date: March 15, 2021 /s/ Cullen D. Speckhart Cullen D. Speckhart (S.D. Tex. Bar No. 2158405) COOLEY LLP 1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20004 Telephone: (202) 842-7800 Direct: (202) 728-7094 Email: cspeckhart@cooley.com Claims Administrator of the WLB Liquidating Trust -and- Olya Antle (admitted pro hac vice) COOLEY LLP 1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20004 Telephone: (202) 842-7800 Direct: (202) 728-7094 Email: oantle@cooley.com Counsel to Claims Administrator of the WLB Liquidating Trust

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CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on this 15th day of March, 2021, a true and correct copy of the foregoing was sent via the Court’s CM/ECF electronic notification system to all parties requesting service through the same. /s/ Cullen D. Speckhart Cullen D. Speckhart 246728287 v1