Panel: Groups Lack Standing To Sue State Of Ohio Over Fracking Regulations
(June 8, 2016, 11:34 AM EDT) -- COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio appellate panel on May 24 ruled that environmental groups lacked standing to challenge orders pertaining to hydraulic fracturing issued by officials with the State of Ohio’s Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) (State of Ohio ex rel. Food and Water Watch and FreshWater Accountability Project, relators v. State of Ohio, et al., No. 14AP958, Ohio App., 10th Dist., Franklin Co.).
(Opinion available. Document #94-160614-007Z.)
Food and Water Watch (FWW) and FreshWater Accountability Project (FWAP) (collectively, the relators) sued the State of...