Fracking Company: Ban On Injection Wells Illegal; Case Ready For Decision
Mealey's (June 18, 2015, 10:08 AM EDT) -- PITTSBURGH — A hydraulic fracturing company that sued a local municipality to challenge its ordinance prohibiting underground injection control (UIC) wells on March 13 filed a brief in Pennsylvania federal court opposing the appointment of a special master to rule on the pleadings in the case on grounds that the case is ready for a decision now (Pennsylvania General Energy Company LLC v. Grant Township, No. 14-209, W.D. Pa.).
(Brief available. Document #94-150414-006B.)
Pennsylvania General Energy Co. LLC (PGEC) sued Grant Township, Pa., in...