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Pipeline Paths Meet Opposition from Native American Nations in Pennsylvania

Pipeline construction in Pennsylvania is facing significant opposition from local municipalities, individual landowners, citizens groups, and Native Americans.

By | March 26th, 2015|Categories: Environmental Law, Municipal Law, Oil & Gas Law, Public Utility Law|Tags: |Comments Off on Pipeline Paths Meet Opposition from Native American Nations in Pennsylvania

Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material from Fracking Wastewater

The PA DEP recently released the results of its approximate two-year study on the effects of radiation in produced-fracking wastewater on workers handling the material from creation at the pad to disposal at landfills.

By | March 23rd, 2015|Categories: Environmental Law, Oil & Gas Law, Public Utility Law|Tags: , |Comments Off on Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material from Fracking Wastewater

Severance Taxes, Impact Fees, and Pipelines in Pennsylvania

Gov. Wolf has announced plans to introduce the Education Reinvestment Act, which, if passed, will go into effect on January 1, 2016. The majority of the estimated $1 billion revenue will be reinvested in PA's public school system. The funds will also be used to reinvest in environmental and regulatory programs.

By | March 19th, 2015|Categories: Environmental Law, Municipal Law, Oil & Gas Law, Public Utility Law|Tags: |Comments Off on Severance Taxes, Impact Fees, and Pipelines in Pennsylvania

Pipeline Overview and Jurisdiction

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Pennsylvania ranks third in the nation for natural gas production. All that natural gas production means pipelines will need to be constructed to transport the gas to demanding markets.

By | March 17th, 2015|Categories: Environmental Law, Municipal Law, Oil & Gas Law, Public Utility Law|Tags: |Comments Off on Pipeline Overview and Jurisdiction