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HUGE Victory!: PA Supreme Court Says State Can't Force Fracking on Local Communities

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- 1068 days ago -
he court has ruled on the side of communities' rights to stand up to big oil and gas companies who want to frack in their backyards against their will.

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Brad H (21)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 3:54 pm

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 4:36 pm
Good for them! Thank you Michael.

GGmaSheila D (188)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 6:55 pm
Good news, until it's pushed to SCOTUS...Let's hope more state Supreme Courts have the gutsto do the same thing. The more states doing this, the better. Is nice to see Big Oil & Gas, and their billions, lose, even temporarily.

What's the Halliburton Loophole, from the comments there??

Carol H (40)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 7:15 pm
Indeed this is HUGE! They've ruined most of Pennsylvania anyway with it's rubber stamp granting of frack permits. I hope they can expand it to other things besides fracking and expand it to other states as well. Wouldn't that be lovely.

Lucas Kolasa (9)
Friday February 14, 2014, 7:34 am

Lucas Kolasa (9)
Friday February 14, 2014, 7:35 am
Also.. isn't it weird that we would be worried that the government would think other wise?
How the gov't has disappointed us in the past. Well.. this is a good step forward.

Roger G (154)
Friday February 14, 2014, 12:17 pm
noted, thanks

Jeremy S (3)
Friday February 14, 2014, 2:21 pm
A sensible government organization! I'll point to this whenever my Libertarian friends try to get me to join their (sinking) ship...

Birgit W (160)
Friday February 14, 2014, 2:22 pm
Thanks for sharing Michael.

Jeremy S (3)
Friday February 14, 2014, 2:22 pm
I mesn no offense to aanyone of thsat persuasion, of course.

Melania Padilla (169)
Friday February 14, 2014, 2:32 pm

Katie and Bill D (111)
Friday February 14, 2014, 10:34 pm
I hope other States will follow! Thank You Michael

Dianne D (490)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 1:53 pm
Good news.

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 20, 2014, 12:29 pm
This Is GREAT NEWS!!!! We Don't Need No Fracking Ever In This Country!!! We Need Clean Energy Sources!!!
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