Environmental Law

Regulating Fracking: Zoning and States' Interests

, The Legal Intelligencer


In the August 28, 2012, column in this series, "Natural Gas and Zoning: The Commonwealth Court's Act 13 Decision," David G. Mandelbaum discussed Robinson Township v. Public Utilities Commission, holding Act 13's zoning pre-emption to be unconstitutional. He ended by posing the broader question of whether states or municipalities ought to regulate natural gas development.

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Originally appeared in print as Regulating Fracking: Local Zoning, States' Interests and New Cases

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