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Helping Clients With Their Energy and Environmental Needs

On August 3, 2018, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court vacated another municipal zoning decision favorable to oil and gas...


Tags: Municipal Ordinances, Municipal Zoning, Oil and Gas, Energy,

On June 1, 2018, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in a 4 to 3 decision, held that, without first establishing a sufficient...


Tags: Zoning, Oil and Gas, Energy, Pennsylvania

Sunoco's Eminent Domain Rights for Mariner East 2

On May 15, 2017, the Commonwealth Court issued a 2 to 1 decision holding that Sunoco Pipeline has the statutory power of...


Tags: Pipeline, mariner east, Oil and Gas, Eminent Domain,

In its decision of Snyder Brothers, Inc. v. Public Utility Comm'n, 1175 C.D. 2015 (Mar. 29, 2017), the Commonwealth Court was...


Tags: Act 13, Impact Fees, Unconventional Well Pads, Stripper Wells,

Regulation of Shale Drilling Recently Changed to Comply with Act 13

On Saturday, October 8, 2016, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection enacted its new regulations covering...


Tags: Unconventional Well Pad Development, Chapter 78a, Oil and Gas Regulations, DEP,

With the support of its recently elected justices, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in an opinion issued on September 28, 2016,...


Tags: Act 13, Supreme Court, Municipal Ordinances, Oil and Gas,

Good News for Pennsylvania Natural Gas Production

In its 2015 Oil and Gas Annual Report, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Production reported a record 4.6 trillion...


Tags: Marcellus Shale, Natural Gas Production, DEP, Energy,

On June 27, 2016, the Pennsylvania House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee revived previously introduced legislation...


Tags: Oil and Gas, Energy, Minimum Royalties, Pennsylvania

Despite formal disapproval by Pennsylvania House and Senate Committees, the Commonwealth's Independent Regulatory Review...


Tags: Marcellus, Energy, Pennsylvania

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