Fracking Defendants: Claims Related To Tainted Water Should Be Severed
Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 4:30 PM EDT) -- WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Two hydraulic fracturing companies on Jan. 21 filed a joint brief in Pennsylvania federal court, arguing that the residents who allege that the companies have contaminated drinking wells as a result of their fracking operations raise claims that do not arise out of the same transaction, or series of transactions; therefore, the case should be dismissed (Sheila Russell, et al. v. Chesapeake Appalachia LLC, et al., No. 14-148, M.D. Pa.).
(Brief available. Document #94-150210-020B.)
Sheila Russell, individually and on behalf of 16...