Judge Grants Extension For Briefing On Daubert Issues In Tainted Groundwater Case

Mealey's (February 29, 2016, 10:54 AM EST) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Feb. 10 granted residents who sued a hydraulic fracturing company for allegedly contaminating their groundwater an extension of time with which to respond to the company’s motion to preclude evidence under the federal standard articulated in Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (43 F.3d 1311 [9th Cir. 1995]) (Tammy Manning, et al. v. WPX Energy Appalachia LLC, No. 12-0646, M.D. Pa.).

(Order available. Document #15-160301-001R. Motion for extension available. Document #15-160301-002M.)

Allegations

In 2012, Tammy Manning, individually...
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