Pa. Regulators Won't Stay Seneca Gas Well Permit Appeal

Law360, Philadelphia (August 27, 2013, 7:06 PM EDT) -- A state administrative law judge Monday refused to stay an appeal brought by the Pennsylvania Game Commission challenging a gas drilling permit issued to Seneca Resources Corp., finding that a separate lawsuit pending between the parties was not related to the issues in the case.

Chief Judge Thomas Renwand with the Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board found that the lawsuit in Commonwealth Court, which challenges Seneca’s right to drill for gas under state game lands in Venango County, did not bear on the issues pending in the...
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