Consumer Energy Alliance Mid-Atlantic chapter has been working hard in Pennsylvania to make the case for shale energy. The state Supreme Court recently overturned an important law which was regulating shale energy operations in the state. Mike Butler makes his case on Act 13 in the Pittsburgh Business Times:
Late last year, the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court made headlines with a controversial 4-2 decision to strike down several key provisions of the Keystone State’s Marcellus Shale gas development law known as Act 13, which Gov. Tom Corbett signed in February 2012 after careful input from local governments. In its decision, the Court declared portions of the law unconstitutional, placing shale gas development zoning rights back in the hands of local municipalities and counties.
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