A Texas judge has upheld a verdict that gave $2.9 million to a family that said toxic emissions from gas and oil drilling made them sick.
Judge Mark Greenberg late Thursday denied a motion by Aruba Petroleum to reject the jury's verdict.
The lawsuit was filed by Bob and Lisa Parr.
To read more, click here to read the story by David Hasemyer of InsideClimate News.
Chesapeake Energy Corp,the Oklahoma-based firm is the No. 1 driller in Ohio.
Rig Count Interactive Map by Baker Hughes, an energy services company.
Shale Sheet Fracking, a Youngstown Vindicator blog.
The Ohio Environmental Council, a statewide eco-group based in Columbus.
Earthjustice, a national eco-group.
People's Oil and Gas Collaborative-Ohio, a grass-roots group in Northeast Ohio.
Concerned Citizens of Medina County, a grass-roots group.
No Frack Ohio, a Columbus-based grass-roots group.
Fracking: Gas Drilling's Environmental Threat by ProPublica, an online journalism site.
Pipeline, blog from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Marcellus shale drilling.
Allegheny Front, environmental public radio for Western Pennsylvania.