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Pa. attorney looks to postpone forced pooling hearings

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PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania -
A Pittsburgh attorney is looking to postpone upcoming hearings for people who are being forced to give up their land for gas and oil drilling, also know as forced pooling.  

Omar Abuhejleh has filed a motion with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection allowing the affected landowners to be represented in the case filed by Hilcorp Energy Company. 

If the motion is granted, landowners would become another party in the lawsuit along with the Department of Environmental Protection. 
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