Natural gas company accused of contaminating water

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Eight years after people in Dimock, Pennsylvania say natural gas drilling contaminated their water, two families are finally getting a chance to prove their case in a courtroom.

NewsChannel 34’s Eric Deabill was at the federal court in Scranton as the residents take on Cabot Oil and Gas.

Cabot Oil and Gas declined to comment on the civil lawsuit.

While initially dozens of families complained that their water had been contaminated, the majority of them settled with Cabot.

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