Landowner Couple: Fracking Lease Dispute Belongs In Pennsylvania State Court
(September 1, 2015, 1:51 PM EDT) -- PITTSBURGH — A landowner couple who alleges that a hydraulic fracturing company has violated the agreement under which they sold the company a mineral rights lease for oil and gas exploration filed a brief in Pennsylvania federal court on Aug. 31, seeking to remand the case to state court (Williams J. Gottselig Jr., et al. v Energy Corporation of America, No. 15-00971, W.D. Pa.).
(Brief available. Document #94-150908-012B.)
On June 26, William J. Gottselig Jr. and his wife, Arlene J. Gottselig, sued Energy Corporation of...