Jeffrey v. Ryan

ELR Citation: 42 ELR 20208
No(s). 2012-001254 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Oct 2, 2012)

A New York court struck down a city's local ordinance that placed a two-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing within its borders. The city argued that it issued the ordinance under its local police powers and that it was therefore not required to refer the law to the county planning board prior to...