Pa. Justices Told Frack Rule Ban Imperils Protection Efforts
Law360, Pittsburgh (October 18, 2017, 2:46 PM EDT) -- A judge’s temporary block on a set of controversial new rules governing operations at sites of hydraulically fractured natural gas wells is jeopardizing efforts by Pennsylvania regulators to protect public health and environmental integrity, the state’s Supreme Court heard during oral arguments Wednesday in Pittsburgh.
Elizabeth Davis, an attorney with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, told the justices that an injunction entered by a Commonwealth Court judge following the Marcellus Shale Coalition's challenge undercut the government’s authority to promulgate statutorily permitted regulations.
“The protections that are in these regulations are needed today to protect the public and to protect the...
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