In 'David vs. Goliath' Fracking Case, Families Handed Major Win

Common Dreams, March 10, 2016, by Deirdre Fulton

A court on Thursday handed down a $4.2 million verdict—and vindication—to two Pennsylvania families who said fracking contaminated their water

"A 10-person jury in court on Thursday handed down a $4.2 million verdict—and vindication—to two Pennsylvania families who refused to settle in a case pitting homeowners in the village of Dimock against a Houston-based fossil fuels company.

After a two-week trial at the U.S. District Court in Scranton, the federal jury found that Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., one of the largest natural gas drillers in Pennsylvania, had polluted the families' well water. ..."

http://commondreams.org/news/2016/03/10/david-vs-goliath-fracking-case-families-handed-major-win

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