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Justices Won't Hear Pa. Dispute Over Voided Gas Rights

Law360, Philadelphia (January 9, 2017, 5:02 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday that it would not hear arguments following a decision finding that a landowner’s reservation of gas rights as part of an 1899 real estate sale was extinguished after the property was seized from a subsequent owner due to unpaid taxes three decades later.

The order from the justices leaves standing a Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision from July outlining the proper procedures that landowners in the state were required to follow to preserve claims to subsurface minerals, oil and natural...
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