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Pa. Fracker Can't Keep Pollution Tests From Residents

Law360, Philadelphia (January 29, 2016, 7:19 PM EST) -- Residents near a Range Resources fracking operation can seek records of air monitoring and other pollution tests that a consultant performed at company gas wells and related facilities, the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled Friday, shooting down the company's objections.

A three-judge panel agreed Friday that URS Corp.'s environmental studies of Range Resources-Appalachia LLC's well sites and other gas-related facilities in Pennsylvania could be sought by residents suing over contamination near Range’s so-called Yeager drill site in Washington County. The trial court has the means to ensure...
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