Bockis Comments on PA Supreme Court Decision in Law360 Article
Andrew Bockis, a partner of the Firm's Energy Transmission/Pipeline Practice, is quoted in this Law360 article, titled: "Pa. Ruling May Set Higher Zoning Hurdle For Drillers." The article discussed a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling that rejected the municipality's decision to move forward with hydraulic fracturing in a residential and agricultural area. As a result of this decision, drillers will potentially have to work harder to show that their projects are within the range of accepted land uses in different zoning districts.
According to Andrew, the court's ruling is pretty straightforward.
"The court's holding is pretty basic: show your work," said Andrew. "Applicants must justify how their proposed projects comport with the rules. There's nothing unusual about that."
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