West Virginia Plaintiffs Ordered To Specify Claims In Natural Gas Fracking Suit

WHEELING, W.Va. - A motion to dismiss filed by a natural gas storage defendant in a U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia lawsuit alleging methane contamination of a domestic water well was denied April 10, but the plaintiffs were instructed to file a more definite statement of the claims; the order confirms rulings from the bench during a Feb. 19 status conference (Jeremiah N. Magers, et uxor v. Chesapeake Appalachia, et al., No. 12-49, N.D. W.Va.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 51638).

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