Texas High Court Asked To Take Fracking Pollution Fight

Law360, Dallas (December 6, 2013, 6:45 PM EST) -- Range Resources Corp. last week asked the Texas Supreme Court to reverse a decision throwing out the bulk of its defamation claims against Texas homeowners who alleged that fracking contaminated their water, saying the court should clarify when a free speech law can be applied.

In a petition for mandamus filed Dec. 2, Range says the case presents a question of first impression: how much evidence a plaintiff is required to show to avoid dismissal of the suit under the Texas Citizens Participation Act. The company...
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