Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Arkansas Appeals Panel Upsets Unlawful Taking Judgment In Natural Gas Well Lawsuit

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Arkansas Appeals Panel Upsets Unlawful Taking Judgment In Natural Gas Well Lawsuit

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A unanimous Arkansas Court of Appeals Division III panel on April 2 overturned summary judgment for natural gas extraction companies and the state oil and gas commission in a lawsuit alleging an unlawful taking for not notifying surface estate owners of a hearing to grant permits to drill four wells and construct a well pad (Mary Phifer, et al. v. SEECO Inc., et al., No. 13-1025, Ark App., Div. III; 2014 Ark. App. 211).

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