3rd Circ. Fracking Case Put Off After River Basin Atty Faints

By Jeannie O'Sullivan (November 7, 2017, 5:16 PM EST) -- A Third Circuit panel has postponed a case brought by Pennsylvania landowners over the Delaware River Basin Commission's moratorium on fracking after an attorney representing the commission fainted Tuesday during oral arguments.

The circuit judges heard another scheduled argument while Kenneth J. Warren of Warren Environmental Counsel LLP rested on a bench in the hallway outside the Albert Branson Maris Courtroom. After a brief recess, Circuit Judge Kent A. Jordan said the fracking case argument was postponed at the agreement of the parties. No new argument date has been set.

Warren collapsed at the podium in the middle of his argument,...

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