Burcat quoted on 2018 Environmental Cases To Watch
Joel Burcat, a partner in the Firm’s Environment and Natural Resources Practice, is quoted in this article on Pennsylvania’s top environmental cases to watch in 2018. In the article, Joel comments on EQT Corp. v. Department of Environmental Protection, a case which will determine whether the state's Department of Environmental Protection should be allowed to levy penalties for ongoing pollution.
“It's a gigantic issue,” Joel said in the article. “The department has assumed for all of time that it could impose continuing violations, and we see many cases going back over decades where DEP had imposed continuing violations and has assessed fairly large penalties.”
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