In a June 4th opinion, Ohio’s Fifth District Court of Appeals overturned a decision by the Holmes County Court of Common Pleas that ordered a local well to be plugged by its operators. The Appellate Court stated that the trial court lacked jurisdiction to make its order as the initial decision of whether to order an oil or gas well plugged is left to the discretion of the ODNR’s Division of Oil and Gas Resource Management.
Read the Wooster Daily Record’s Article on the Decision
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