Group: Municipality Lacks Right Of Self-Government Ordinance Requires

(December 14, 2015, 6:47 AM EST) -- PITTSBURGH — The Pennsylvania Independent Oil & Gas Association (PIOGA), an intervenor in a lawsuit which challenges an ordinance prohibiting underground injection control (UIC) wells, on Dec. 2 filed a brief in Pennsylvania federal court arguing that the case management order filed by the municipality which passed the ordinance should be denied. Rather, PIOGA says that the township lacks the right of self-government needed to implement to measure (Pennsylvania General Energy Company LLC v. Grant Township, No. 14-209, W.D. Pa.).

(Brief available. Document #94-151215-013B.)

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