Read The Anti-Impact Fee Lawsuit

  • Scott Detrow

Here’s a closer look at the anti-impact fee lawsuit filed by seven Pennsylvania municipalities, via the AP:

Among the objectionable provisions cited by the lawsuit are requirements that drilling, waste pits and pipelines be allowed in every zoning district, including residential districts, as long as certain buffers are observed.
“As municipalities can expect hundreds of wells, numerous impoundments, miles of pipelines, several compressor and processing plants, all within (their) borders, they will be left to plan around rather than plan for orderly growth,” the lawsuit said.

StateImpact Pennsylvania has posted the full 119-page petition below:

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