Energy Corp. USA v. Town of Dryden

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20145
No(s). 130, 131 (N.Y. Jun 30, 2014)

New York's highest court held that local governments may ban oil and gas production activities, including hydraulic fracturing, through the adoption of local zoning laws. The case arose after two towns enacted zoning laws banning hydraulic fracturing within their jurisdictions. A private gas company...

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