Pa. Appeals Court Won't Revive Claims Drilling Damaged Well

By Adam Lidgett (October 26, 2016, 5:14 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania appeals court on Wednesday declined to revive a landowner's case that claimed a Range Resources Corp. drilling site caused contamination of his water well by drilling for natural gas nearby, affirming a state agency's ruling that said he didn't adequately prove a link between the two.    

A panel of the court declined to reopen Loren Kiskadden's case accusing the company of contaminating his well in December, saying newly discovered evidence wouldn't alter the Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board's June 2015 decision to toss the case and that the evidence failed to establish a link between chemicals spilled at a Range...

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