Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Pennsylvania Federal Judge Dismisses As Moot Challenge Of Alleghany Forest Gas Regs

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Pennsylvania Federal Judge Dismisses As Moot Challenge Of Alleghany Forest Gas Regs

ERIE, Pa. - Summary judgment was granted Feb. 21 to the U.S. Forest Service in a lawsuit filed by the owners of natural gas and oil rights in the Allegheny National Forest on the grounds that the mineral estate owners have no justiciable claims because the complained of regulations are not being enforced by the forest service (Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association, et al. v. U.S. Forest Service, et al., No. 08-162, W.D. Pa.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21601).

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