The Pennsylvania appellate courts decided a relatively large number of environmental cases during 2018. This survey briefly characterizes those cases under the following categories: Environmental Rights Amendment; pre-emption of local regulation; other local land use regulation issues; Sewage Facilities Act (Act 537); and stormwater, earth disturbance, and stream encroachment.

Read David G. Mandelbaum’s 42 Pa. L. Weekly 74 (Jan. 22, 2019), “Significant Environmental Cases in Pa. Courts During 2018 (Part 1).”