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John Burkoff on PA Act 13 Arguments in the State Supreme Court

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October 18, 2012

Professor John Burkoff commented on the arguments yesterday in the state Supreme Court on PA Act 13.  The Act makes shale gas drilling possible even in residential areas, despite local zoning laws.  Many of the justices' harshest questions were directed at lawyers defending the law on behalf of the state.  According to Professor Burkoff, the state "cannot be thrilled at the way this hearing went."

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