Barnett Water Well Contamination Hearing Under Way in Austin

Witnesses for Range Resources Corp. took the stand Wednesday during the first day of a hearing at the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) in Austin, TX, to defend the company against allegations by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that its drilling activities in the Barnett Shale caused the contamination of private water wells in the area. However, EPA representatives were not in attendance.

January 20, 2011

Michigan AG Would Cut Consumers Energy Rate Increase

Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox announced Tuesday he has filed testimony with state regulators prepared by three expert witnesses who together recommend cutting $68.7 million from a $132.4 million natural gas rate increase proposed by Consumers Energy Co.

February 22, 2006