Broussard v. Dow Chemical Co.

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20008
No(s). 13-30544 (5th Cir. Dec 30, 2013)

The Fifth Circuit upheld the dismissal of a landowner's suit against a chemical company for damages stemming from natural gas well operations. The company operated the well in the late 1960s and early 1970s under a mineral lease that expired in 1975. The lease granted the landowners the right to sue...