Texas City Seeks To Block Gas Wells In Permit Fight

Law360, Dallas (October 22, 2013, 7:22 PM EDT) -- A Texas city on Friday sued to stop Eagleridge Energy LLC from drilling allegedly unpermitted gas wells within its borders in violation of local ordinances and is seeking a cease-and-desist order against the company.

Denton, a city north of Fort Worth, tried but failed to secure a temporary restraining order contemporaneously with the lawsuit’s filing, and it is set to argue again the company should be halted from drilling at a hearing planned for Oct. 30. The city says in its suit Eagle Ridge is violating...
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