Burcat comments on impact of clean air and pure water rights

Burcat comments on impact of clean air and pure water rights
Pa. Justices Create Uncertain New Era For Enviro Reviews
June 21, 2017
Matt Fair
Law 360

Joel Burcat, a partner in Saul Ewing’s Environment and Natural Resources Practices is quoted in this article in Law 360 on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s ruling to reaffirm constitutional guarantees on the right to clean air and pure water. The decision brings about uncertainty on how elements of projects impacting natural resources will be evaluated.

“That’s something that’s going to have to be determined via a lot of litigation that’s going to take place over the next five to 10 years,” said Joel in the article, “Government agencies at all levels are going to have to figure that out.”

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