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Anschutz Exploration Corp. v. Town of Dryden

A New York court upheld a town's zoning amendment that bans hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) within its jurisdiction. The zoning amendment was enacted in response to a petition from town residents concerned about hydrofracking's...

In re Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether Prods. Liab. Litig.

A district court denied motions to dismiss a landowner's tort and state-law claims against the owner of a gasoline station for damages stemming from methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) contamination of its drinking water wells. The owner...