Pa. Regulator Ordered To Stop Reviewing Local Fracking Laws

Law360, Philadelphia (October 26, 2012, 6:56 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ordered the state utility regulator Friday to stop reviewing local fracking ordinances challenged by residents on grounds they conflicted with a new law establishing oil and gas drilling rules, ruling that the reviews violated the terms of a standing injunction.

In a one-page order, Judge Keith Quigley told the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission it did not have the authority to review local oil- and gas-drilling ordinances under the terms of an injunction left in place when the court in July declared portions...
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