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PSAB Statement on PA Supreme Court Oil and Gas Decision

2014-01-03 14:09:26

PSAB Statement on PA Supreme Court's Oil and Gas Decision

Harrisburg, Dec. 19, 2013 - Christopher Cap, Executive Vice President of the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs (PSAB), issued the following statement on today's State Supreme Court decision striking down portions of Act 13 of 2012, the Pennsylvania Oil & Gas Act:

"Today's decision affirms that local governments should retain local control of drilling within their boundaries," Cap said. "The Association will be reviewing the entire decision handed down late Thursday by the State Supreme Court to assess the impacts across Pennsylvania."

To read the entire decision, click here

Note - PSAB filed an amicus curiae with the Supreme Court on behalf of the plaintiffs in this case, Robinson Township, et al.