Seneca Resources Corp. v. Highland Township

ELR Citation: 47 ELR 20129
No(s). 16-cv-289 (W.D. Pa. Sep 29, 2017) (Baxter, J.)

A district court held that a township's Home Rule Charter prohibiting deposition of any waste from oil and gas extraction within the township and invalidating any state permit to the contrary was preempted by the SDWA. In 2014, EPA granted an oil company a permit for an underground injection control...