Nearly six months after a federal judge threw out a multi-million dollar verdict in a water contamination trial, the case has now been quietly settled.
According to a court filing late last week, two families from Susquehanna County and Cabot Oil & Gas have reached a settlement.
The one-page court document says the civil lawsuit has been "amicably resolved" by the parties and the lawsuit is being dismissed without prejudice.
The settlement brings to a close a nearly decade-long fight.
There is no denying that Cabot Oil & Gas and other natural gas drilling companies have made their mark in Susquehanna County.
For some, news that there is now a settlement in the high-profile water contamination lawsuit in Dimock is not surprising.
"No. I'm not surprised because I think sometimes people ask too much, you know? They expect, okay, their big money and I'm going to get big money," Janet Hogle of New Milford said.Read more by clicking here.
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