Sierra Club v. Chesapeake Operating, LLC

ELR Citation: 47 ELR 20054
No(s). CIV-16-134-F (W.D. Okla. Apr 4, 2017) (Friot, J.)

A district court abstained from rendering a decision in a case concerning earthquakes allegedly caused by fracking operations in Oklahoma, choosing to instead defer to the expertise of a state commission. An environmental group brought suit against the energy company claiming that its fracking opera...