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Judge rules fraud claim cannot be added to Atlantic Holding's lawsuit

By Karen Kidd | Nov 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge has ruled a holding company based in India cannot add a fraud claim and name additional defendants in its groundwater contamination dispute against a Bethlehem metal electroplating company expected to go to trial in December.

Appellate court refuses to throw out Bishop Tube site petition

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 9, 2018

The legal fight to clean up the contaminated Bishop Tube site will continue, an appellate court ruled on July 25.

Pa. Supreme Court rejects DEP’s method for calculating water pollution penalties

By Sandra Lane | May 2, 2018

In a 5-2 decision, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently rejected the state Department of Environmental Protection’s method for assessing water contamination fines in a dispute with EQT Production Company over damages caused by water that had leaked from the company's hydraulic fracture gas wells in 2012.

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