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Environmental Groups Sue EPA to Force Fracking Chemicals Disclosure

A coalition of advocacy groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for public access to information on toxic chemicals released by the energy industry through hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and other forms of oil and gas drilling. Fracking involves the …

Natural Gas Drilling Co. Tells N.Y.: Stop the Local Bans or We’ll Sue

A natural gas drilling company is taking a new tack in the industry’s fight against local drilling bans: It’s threatening to sue if New York regulators don’t step in and extinguish the prohibitions. John Holko, president of Lenape Resources, sent …

Pennsylvania Family Settles Gas Drilling Claim

A western Pennsylvania family has settled its lawsuit over claims its drinking water was polluted and home value wiped out by natural gas drilling on neighboring properties. Stephanie and Chris Hallowich settled their lawsuit Tuesday against a trio of companies …