Divided Commonwealth Court Of Pennsylvania Says Fees On Gas Wells Constitutional
Mealey's (June 18, 2015, 3:14 PM EDT) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — A divided Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania on July 17, 2014, ruled that fees charged on unconventional gas wells such as those used in hydraulic fracturing are constitutional (Brian Coppola, as supervisor for Robinson Township, Washington County, Pa., et al. v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, et al., No. 284 M.D. 2012, Pa. Cmwlth.).
(Opinion available. Document #94-140812-003Z.)
Brian Coppola, as supervisor of Robinson Township, Washington County, Pa., individually and on behalf of other township supervisors, sued the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania...