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Judge Dismisses Fracking Case Involving Power To Take Land Using Eminent Domain

Mealey's (June 18, 2015, 4:03 PM EDT) -- PITTSBURGH — The Pennsylvania federal judge presiding over a dispute between a group of landowners and a gas exploration company that sought to exercise its power of eminent domain under the federal Natural Gas Act (NGA) to take possession of real property issued a verbal order on Oct. 31, 2014, closing the case pending a stipulation of dismissal from the parties (Columbia Gas Transmission LLC v. 520.32 Acres, More or Less, in Washington and Greene Counties, et al., No. 14-00206, W.D. Pa.).

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