MarkWest Gas Plant Challenge Can Proceed, Pa. Judge Says

Law360, New York (July 25, 2013, 3:07 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board judge ruled Thursday that a MarkWest Energy Partners LP unit must continue to litigate an accusation by the Philadelphia-based Clean Air Council that its expansion of a western Pennsylvania plant is circumventing state permit regulations.

Chief Judge Thomas Renwand said MarkWest Liberty Midstream & Resources LLC, which operates a gas plant in Washington County, Pa., can't evade the Clean Air Council's claim that the company is expanding its gas plant in a piecemeal fashion to escape permit requirements. The ruling said...
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