Judge Grants Fracking Company Leave To File Third-Party Action In Dumping Case
Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 4:21 PM EDT) -- PITTSBURGH — A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Jan. 12 granted a motion by a hydraulic fracturing company, ruling that it could file a third-party complaint against a construction company related to an underlying action in which the fracking company is accused of dumping waste on property belonging to CSX Transportation Inc. (CSX Transportation Inc. v. Apex Directional Drilling LLC v. Continental Construction Inc., No. 14-CV-0290, W.D. Pa.).
CSX sued Apex Directional Drilling LLC in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon,...