State: Proposed Deal In Case Of Fracking Royalties Could Limit Right Of Recovery

(January 6, 2016, 1:19 PM EST) -- TOWANDA, Pa. — The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, which has filed a lawsuit in state court against Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CEC) and other fracking entities associated with it, on Jan. 5 made available to Mealey Publications a brief filed by the state’s Office of Attorney General opposing a proposed settlement agreement in a related lawsuit that that state argues could limit its rights to seek a remedy in the case (The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Chesapeake Energy Corp., et al., No. 2015IR0069, Pa. Comm. Pls., Bradford Co.)....
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