Oakland County Judge Dismisses Gas & Oil Case Against Rochester Hills

Claims Made Against City without Merit The Oakland County Circuit Court today dismissed a lawsuit filed by Don’t Drill the Hills, Inc. against the City of Rochester Hills and others. According to a press release the lawsuit alleged that the City unlawfully entered into an oil and gas lease with Jordan Development Company. Among other things, it claimed the lease violated the City Charter and that the issue should have been placed on a ballot. The lease in question covers the subsurface … [Read more...]