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Judge fines environmental attorneys $52,000 for ‘frivolous’ injection well suit

A federal judge has ordered a pair of attorneys for an environmental group to pay $52,000 in legal fees to an energy company because, the judge said, they filed a “frivolous” legal challenge to a fracking waste injection well in Indiana County. U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan Paradise Baxter of the Western District of Pennsylvania ruled [...]

DEP Fines Gas Driller for Lycoming County Spills

*This piece has been updated with new information from the Department of Environmental Protection.* The Department of Environmental Protection announced Friday that the agency fined Pennsylvania General Energy Company $125,500 for three spills that occurred back in January, 2012. The fine also includes failing to comply with sediment and erosion controls during a four-month construction [...]

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