Decisions in Pennsylvania and the Fourth Circuit Should Pave Way for Pipeline Development
By deciding against local interests opposing pipeline development, two recent cases should facilitate pipeline development, at least in the Fourth Circuit and in Pennsylvania. The authors of this article explain the decisions and the implications.
Two recent decisions, one from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and one from Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court, rejected arguments from pipeline opponents that, if accepted, would have bolstered local efforts to stymie pipeline development.
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“Decisions in Pennsylvania and the Fourth Circuit Should Pave Way for Pipeline Development,” by Frank L. Tamulonis III and Margaret A. Hill was published in the June 2018 edition of Pratt’s Energy Law Report (Vol. 18, No. 6), an A.S. Pratt Publication, LexisNexis. Reprinted with permission.
This article was first published in Blank Rome’s Energy and Environmental Trends Watch on February 28, 2018.