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Mealey's Fracking - Shareholder Names Fracking Company, Others In Stock Drop Suit
Posted on 18 Sep 2019 by Mealeys

SAN ANTONIO - A shareholder on Sept. 16 filed a securities class action lawsuit against a provider of hydraulic fracturing and complementary services to leading upstream oil and gas companies, certain of its senior executives and others in Texas federal... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Briefly: Court Orders Parties To File Briefs In Light Of Similar Pipeline Case
Posted on 17 Sep 2019 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A clerk in the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals on Sept. 13 issued an order telling the parties in a pipeline dispute to file briefs concerning how a similar, related pipeline lawsuit affects the case at hand (Atlantic... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - 3rd Circuit Vacates Ruling; Pipeline Company's Eminent Domain Power Limited
Posted on 11 Sep 2019 by Mealeys

PHILADELPHIA - A panel of the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Sept. 10 vacated and remanded a district court ruling and held that claims brought by a pipeline against the state of New Jersey should be dismissed because the pipeline company does... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Tribal, Environmental Groups: Fracking Group Not Entitled To Intervene In Case
Posted on 9 Sep 2019 by Mealeys

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A Native American tribal group and advocates for the environment on Sept. 5 filed a brief in New Mexico federal court, arguing that a hydraulic fracturing trade group "failed to establish" that it should be allowed to intervene... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Judge: Expert Witness Excluded In Part; Counterclaims Denied In Gas Migration Case
Posted on 5 Sep 2019 by Mealeys

WICHITA, Kan. - A federal judge in Kansas on Sept. 3 dismissed two separate counterclaims brought by hydraulic fracturing operators against a gas storage company and partially granted the storage company's motion to exclude the companies' expert... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Judge Denies Mandamus In Dispute Over Fracking At Former Nuclear Site
Posted on 5 Sep 2019 by Mealeys

DENVER - A federal judge in Colorado on Sept. 4 denied a petition for a writ of mandamus sought by residents, environmental organizations and nuclear workers advocacy groups that wanted to order the U.S. government to provide records that pertain to a... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Briefly: Pennsylvania Fines Pipeline Company $319,461
Posted on 3 Sep 2019 by Mealeys

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Aug. 29 announced that it fined Sunoco Pipeline LP $319,461 for discharges of hazardous chemicals related to the construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline, which is scheduled... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Judge Upholds Mineral Contract Verdict Against Fracking Company
Posted on 3 Sep 2019 by Mealeys

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - A federal judge in West Virginia on Aug. 29 denied a hydraulic fracturing company's motion to alter a judgment issued by a jury in favor of a leaseholder couple that alleged breach of contract, but stayed the execution of the judgment... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Briefly: Trump Administration, Company Say Pipeline Opponents Cannot Show Harm
Posted on 3 Sep 2019 by Mealeys

RICHMOND, Va. - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) on Aug. 29 filed a brief in the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals arguing that a stay sought by groups that oppose the Mountain Valley Pipeline, which would carry hydraulically fractured oil... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Wyoming: 2016 Methane Rule Exceeded Authority; Revision Was Proper
Posted on 29 Aug 2019 by Mealeys

SAN FRANCISCO - The state of Wyoming on Aug. 26 moved in California federal court for dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the states of California and Wyoming against the Trump administration related to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) revision... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Briefly: Groups Say Federal Agency's Pipeline Impact Review Was Too Narrow
Posted on 23 Aug 2019 by Mealeys

RICHMOND, Va. - Environmental groups on Aug. 21 moved for a stay of an opinion from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) related to the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP), which would carry hydraulically fractured oil and gas through parts of West Virginia... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Group: Agency Must Produce Interior Documents Related To Energy Interests
Posted on 23 Aug 2019 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - An environmental group on Aug. 21 filed a complaint against the Trump administration under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), seeking declaratory and injunctive relief to compel compliance with the group's request for communications... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Trump Administration: Fracking Lease Cases Fail Based On Jurisdiction, Mootness
Posted on 12 Aug 2019 by Mealeys

SALT LAKE CITY - The Trump administration on Aug. 8 moved in Utah federal court to dismiss two consolidated cases challenging federal hydraulic fracturing leases, contending that the district court lacks jurisdiction and that one of the groups' cases... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Fracking Company, Former Employees Settle Trade Secrets Case For $1.625M
Posted on 7 Aug 2019 by Mealeys

DENVER - A federal judge in Colorado on Aug. 5 approved a consent order that settled a trade secret violation case between a hydraulic fracturing company and its former employees as the company agreed to pay $1,625,000 in unpaid compensation and the former... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Native American Mineral Owners Want Fracking Despite Tribe's Lawsuit Over Permits
Posted on 7 Aug 2019 by Mealeys

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A group of Native American mineral rights owners filed a brief in New Mexico federal court on Aug. 6 seeking to intervene in a lawsuit brought by environmental groups against the Trump administration for alleged violations of federal... Read More

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