April 4, 2018 / 12:35 AM / 18 days ago

Penn. court revives lawsuit alleging trespass by fracking company

A Pennsylvania appeals court in Harrisburg on Monday revived a lawsuit accusing Houston-based Southwestern Energy of trespassing on land adjacent to its wells when it extracted natural gas by hydraulic fracturing.

A three-judge panel said it did not have enough evidence to determine whether trespass actually occurred but said a lower court erred in tossing the lawsuit before landowners had a chance to prove their case.

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