Plaintiffs Pass The Hat In Bid To End NY Fracking Moratorium

Law360, New York (November 13, 2013, 7:37 PM EST) -- A looming challenge to New York's fracking moratorium serves as a signal to the drilling industry that landowners sitting on gas-rich real estate are not ready to give up, but environmentalists said Wednesday that the would-be plaintiffs' struggle to fund the offensive was a sign that their claims were weak.

A group called the Joint Landowners Coalition of New York Inc., backed by Levene Gouldin & Thompson LLP litigator Scott R. Kurkoski, is close to pulling the trigger on a complaint that says Gov. Andrew Cuomo,...
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