Wednesday, January 19, 2011
The United States Department of Justice filed a complaint today against Range Production Company and Range Resources Corporation ("Range") in federal district court, seeking enforcement of a Dec. 7, 2010, emergency order issued by the Environmental Protection Agency against the companies. In the order, the EPA determined that Range had caused or contributed to the contamination of a drinking water aquifer in Parker County, Texas. The complaint asks the Dallas court to direct the companies to comply with portions of the order and to pay a civil penalty of up to $16,500 per day of violation.
Read about it on TXSharon.
And don't miss Al Armendariz being honored by the Texas Monthly. Kudos Al!