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Range Resources fined nearly $300K for misclassifying wells 

Company did not disclose that wells weren't producing gas, should have been plugged
By Reid Frazier

Range Resources pleads no contest to environmental crimes at southwest Pa. well sites

AG Josh Shapiro charges company for leaks, spills in Washington County
By Reid Frazier

DEP reaches agreement with Range Resources over Washington County air violations

Emissions from two well pads qualified as 'major source' from 2013 to 2015
By Reid Frazier

Updated: 2020-01-13 21:08:49

DEP orders Range Resources to clean up its act on well that had garnered a then-record $8.9 million fine

DEP quietly withdrew the fine for faulty drilling after the company promised to fix the problems.
By Susan Phillips

Washington County judge lifts order that prohibited publication of document in drilling suit

Media law experts say that such gag orders — which exercise what is called “prior restraint” on material before publication — are exceedingly rare.

By Chris Potter/WESA

Updated: 2019-06-04 14:21:36

Court document reveals Range Resources, other defendants agreed to $3 million settlement in Washington County contamination suit

A judge’s order to resolve an impasse in the case revealed details of the settlement terms. StateImpact Pennsylvania and The Allegheny Front discovered the document, which was publicly available at the Washington County prothonotary’s office.

By Reid Frazier

Updated: 2019-11-22 17:37:50

In Pa., an echo of the fracking boom: Prosecutors eye potential ‘environmental crimes.’ Here’s a closer look

The attorney general, and local district attorneys, are digging into the conduct of drillers and a pipeline company. Subpoena power allows them to get past non-disclosure agreements.

By Reid Frazier

Woman who sued natural gas driller Range Resources testifies before grand jury

Stephanie Hallowich’s settlement with Range included a non-disclosure agreement. But her lawyer said she was free to comply with the subpoena.

By Reid Frazier