Defense Motion To Dismiss Granted In Part In Suit Alleging Fracking Contamination

Defense Motion To Dismiss Granted In Part In Suit Alleging Fracking Contamination

CLEVELAND - A defense motion to dismiss was granted in part on Aug. 13 against Ohio property owners who allege that natural gas extraction by hydraulic fracturing contaminated their real property and domestic water well, but a defense motion to require the plaintiffs to produce evidence of a prima facie case before discovery was denied in a lawsuit pending in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio (William Boggs, et uxor v. Landmark 4,  No. 12-614, N.D. Ohio; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 114263).

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