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Marcellus Shale taps into new legal pocket

Carrie Ann Cherry Apr. 13, 2011, 7:19am

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - Drilling deep under the ground for untapped reserves of natural gas has not only unearthed a rich natural resource, it's also tapped into a new area of the law.

Marcellus Shale taps into new legal pocket

Carrie Ann Cherry Apr. 8, 2011, 11:21am

HARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - Drilling deep under the ground for untapped reserves of natural gas has not only unearthed a rich natural resource, it's also tapped into a new area of the law.

Pennsylvania fracking case among first involving Marcellus Shale

Carrie Ann Cherry Apr. 8, 2011, 11:00am

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Thirteen families in tiny Lenox Township in northeastern Pennsylvania are suing Southwestern Energy, alleging that in drilling for Marcellus Shale, the company contaminated their water supply and made them sick.