SCRANTON, Pa. - The Bradford County, Pa., families seeking relief from an order granting stipulated, binding arbitration with natural extraction companies accused of contaminating domestic water wells were denied relief May 11 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania (Jason Otis, et al. v. Chesapeake Appalachia, et al., No. 11-115, M.D. Pa.; Edwin Bidlack, et al. v. Chesapeake Appalachia, et al., No. 11-129, M.D. Pa.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 66252; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 66264).