Residents: $4.24M Award For Tainted Groundwater Valid; Fracking Company Liable

Mealey's (August 15, 2016, 10:12 AM EDT) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania residents who won a $4.24 million verdict against a hydraulic fracturing company for groundwater contamination on Aug. 5 filed a reply brief in Pennsylvania federal court, contending that the award should stand because they have supported all elements of their nuisance claim with “a preponderance of the legally-sufficient evidence” and the company “misrepresents the record” (Nolen Scott Ely v. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, No. 09-2284, M.D. Pa.).

(Ely sur-reply brief available. Document #15-160816-013B.)

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