Bockis Quoted Discussing Article 1, Section 27 in Law360

Bockis Quoted Discussing Article 1, Section 27 in Law360
1 Year On, Pa. Judges Grapple With Revamped Enviro Rights
June 22, 2018
Matt Fair

Andrew Bockis, a partner in the Firm's Environment and Natural Resources Practice, is quoted in this Law360 article. Andrew discusses a case pending before the Commonwealth Court involving whether or not private companies are tasked with handling trustee obligations under the Environmental Rights Amendment.

"This [case] highlights the project-development challenge created by the proverbial blank slate of ERA case law — there is now an unlimited opportunity for third-party appeals, even after a project has obtained all necessary regulatory approvals," said Andrew. "Until the courts construct a more complete lens through which ERA claims will be adjudicated, this is the type of creative argument we'll continue to see."

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