Fracking Moratorium Case Belongs In Federal Court, Judge Rules
Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 4:25 PM EDT) -- SHERMAN, Texas — A federal judge in Texas on Jan. 27 denied a motion to remand a hydraulic fracturing ban lawsuit to state court, ruling that the plaintiffs asserted a federal cause of action in their complaint and, therefore, removal to federal jurisdiction is appropriate (In re: Arsenal Minerals & Royalty, et al. v. The City of Denton, Texas, No. 14-639, E.D. Texas).
(Opinion available. Document #94-150210-014Z.)
On Sept. 12, 2014, Arsenal Minerals and Royalty, the Chandler Davis Trust, Leslee Ann Gassaway Davis and...