Wise Co. Couple Gets $3 Million in Fracking Suit

A Wise County couple has been awarded $3 million by a Dallas jury after suing a gas drilling company for contaminating its land.

Bob and Lisa Parr sued Aruba Petroleum in Plano in 2011, claiming spills and emissions from the company’s natural gas wells had contaminated their 40-acre ranch in Decatur. They claimed the pollution had made them sick, as well as their pets and livestock. And at times they were forced to evacuate the property.

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