Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Judge Remands Fracking Contamination Case For Lack Of Federal Jurisdiction

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Judge Remands Fracking Contamination Case For Lack Of Federal Jurisdiction

NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge in Louisiana on Aug. 26 remanded a case to state court, concluding that federal jurisdiction did not apply to a man's soil contamination lawsuit against a group of hydraulic fracturing companies (Henry J. Ellender Heirs v. ExxonMobil Corporation, No. 14-711, E.D. La.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 119055).

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