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Settlement reached in Chesapeake Energy lawsuit

PA's attorney general will announce details on a settlement agreement with Chesapeake Energy Monday afternoon.

BRADFORD COUNTY, Pa. — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro will announce details on a settlement agreement reached between the Office of the Attorney General and Chesapeake Energy.

Chesapeake Energy filed for bankruptcy in June 2020.

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The Office of the Attorney General filed a lawsuit against the company a few years ago looking to recover thousands of Pennsylvania landowners' money that were wrongfully deducted from fracking royalty checks.

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The announcement is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. on Monday at the Wyoming County Courthouse in Tunkhannock.