Teel v. Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC

ELR Citation: 42 ELR 20230
No(s). 5:11CV5 (N.D. W. Va. Oct 25, 2012)

A district court dismissed a landowner's trespass claim against an energy company for waste stemming from natural gas drilling operations on the property. The company owns the mineral rights underlying the land. As part of its drilling operations, the company deposited drilling waste and other mater...