“Texas Fracker Accused of Bully Tactics Against Foes”

Range Resources, Pennsylvania’s first Marcellus Shale driller, has built a reputation for taking an aggressive stance against critics of the company’s drilling practices.

When a Texas landowner took his fear that a gas driller had poisoned his well to federal regulators, the company, Range Resources Corp ( RRC)., turned around and sued him for conspiring “to harm Range.” In Pennsylvania, a state lawmaker who criticized the company was dubbed “completely unhinged” by a Range representative and had his fundraising e-mails to its executives leaked to the local newspaper.

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