Monthly Archives: December 2008

Montana Courts Rule Coalbed-Methane Produced water is Ground-Water, not a Waste By-Product

Courts rule on complex water cases Unanimous panel rejects arguments by companies By JENNIFER McKEE Gazette State Bureau HELENA – Critics of unregulated pumping of water from coalbed methane wells scored a pair of legal victories this week as two Montana courts handed down rulings. On Monday, Helena District Judge Thomas Honzel ruled that water […]

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