Pennsylvania Panel Reverses, Says Resident’s Fracking Permit Appeal Was Timely

Mealey's (June 18, 2015, 11:33 AM EDT) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — A panel of the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court on June 2 reversed a ruling of the Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board (EHB), ruling that a resident’s appeal of hydraulic fracturing permits was timely (Laurence Harvilchuck v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Environmental Protection and WPX Energy Appalachia LLC, No. 717 C.D. 2014, Pa. Cmwlth.).

(Opinion available. Document #94-150609-019Z.)

Permit Dispute

Laurence Harvilchuck filed a petition for review with the Commonwealth Court, contending that the EHB wrongly granted the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) motion...
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