Fracking Company: Case Should Be Dismissed Based On 'Clear’ Language In Leases

Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 4:07 PM EDT) -- WHEELING, W.Va. — A hydraulic fracturing company that is being sued by West Virginia residents related to a lease dispute on Dec. 29 filed a brief in West Virginia federal court contending that the lawsuit should be dismissed because the “plain and unambiguous” language of the leases in question does not give the plaintiffs the right to get out of their agreements with the company (Carol G. Dwyer, et al. v. Range Resources-Appalachia, et al., No. 14-21, N.D. W.Va.).

(Brief available. Document #94-150113-016B.)

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