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Court to Big Fracking Company: Trespassing Still Exists — Even For You

Seven years ago this month, Beth Crowder and David Wentz told natural gas giant EQT Corp. that it did not have permission to come onto their West Virginia farm to drill for the natural gas beneath neighboring properties.  EQT had a lease that entitled the company to the gas directly beneath their farm, but it also wanted to use a new, 20-acre well pad to gather gas from 3,000 acres of adjacent or nearby leases.  The company ignored their warnings. It built roads and drilled a well, and it put in horizontal pipes stretching for miles in all directions.  Read more...

 

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