Growing Number of Lawsuits Could Slow Fracking-Driven Boom

Growing Number of Lawsuits Could Slow Fracking-Driven Boom

Norma Fiorentino sued Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. alleging the Houston-based company's drilling left methane and toxic chemicals in their wells and, in Fiorentino’s case, led to the explosion that cracked an 8-inch thick concrete top into three pieces. Photo: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg