Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Morgantown's City Council Follows Through To Ban Horizontal Drilling, Fracturing; Lawsuits Planned

Morgantown's City Council voted 6-1 to ban horizontal drilling within city limits or one mile around city. The controversial action has been denounced by the state's natural gas industry. Mineral owners and producers indicate they will seek legal action against the city.

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"City Marcellus Drilling Ban Officially In Place"

"Gas Company Hires Lawyer To Sue Morgantown Over Ban"