Jury Awards Residents $4.24M For Groundwater Contamination From Fracking Wells

Mealey's (March 14, 2016, 11:06 AM EDT) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — A federal jury in Pennsylvania on March 10 awarded $4.24 million to residents who contended that a hydraulic fracturing company is liable for contaminating their groundwater (Nolen Scott Ely v. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, No. 09-2284, M.D. Pa.).

(Verdict sheet available. Document #15-160315-017X.)


Norma Fiorentino was the lead plaintiff for a group of residents of Dimock Township in Susquehanna County, Pa., who sought recovery for the cost of cleaning groundwater and injunctive relief in the form of a permanent bar of...
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