Judge: Company Had Proper Permits; Nitrogen Oxide Contamination Case Dismissed

Mealey's (June 18, 2015, 9:56 AM EDT) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Feb. 23 dismissed a complaint filed by an environmental watchdog against an oil and gas company, ruling that the company had the proper permits to operate wells despite the claim that those wells released nitrogen oxide into the environment (Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future v. Ultra Resources Inc., No. 11-1360, M.D. Pa.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21357).

(Opinion available. Document #15-150303-008Z.)

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In 2011, Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) sued Ultra Resources Inc. in the U.S. District Court...
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