Missouri Lawyer Brings Nuisance Suit Strategy to Fracking Case

Missouri Lawyer Brings Nuisance Suit Strategy to Fracking Case

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Workers change pipes on a horizontal gas drilling rig exploring the Marcellus Shale outside the town of Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. Since 2009, more than 35 lawsuits that allege fracking contaminated water have been filed in eight states, according to a Jan. 1 report from the law firm Fulbright and Jaworski LLP.