PA Green Radicals Hope They’ve Got a New Way to Stop Pipelines

hopeThe well-funded Big Green radical movement–the movement that wants to end the use of all fossil fuels–thinks it has found a new legal tactic to use in their attempts to stop the Mariner East 2 (and other) pipeline in Pennsylvania. You may recall that in September the Democrat-controlled PA Supreme Court further eviscerated the 2012 Act 13 Marcellus drilling law (see PA Supreme Court Rules Against Act 13 Drilling Law, Yet Again). One of the items the Supremes decided to overturn is the use of eminent domain for gas storage. The judges said using eminent domain for gas storage facilities violates both the federal and PA state constitutions. Gas storage is tied to pipelines, so Big Green zealots believe the decision provides a legal loophole they can leverage in their quest to stop pipelines…

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