Pa. Town's Fracking Waste Ban Is Unconstitutional: Judge

Law360, San Francisco (April 3, 2017, 3:00 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania magistrate judge on Friday granted in part Pennsylvania General Energy Co.'s bid for an early win in its suit against a township for banning corporations from disposing of oil and gas waste within the municipality, finding that the ordinance improperly stripped companies of their constitutional rights.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan Paradise Baxter granted PGE summary judgment on three of its six claims against Grant Township, ruling that the ordinance violates multiple constitutional provisions by unfairly singling out corporations and denying them their right to...
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PENNSYLVANIA GENERAL ENERGY COMPANY, LLC v. GRANT TOWNSHIP


Case Number

1:14-cv-00209

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Pennsylvania Western

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

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Susan Paradise Baxter

Date Filed

August 8, 2014

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