An injunction in Robinson Township v. Pa PUC on April 11 and a federal Executive Order on April 13 raise the question of which government ought to be the primary regulator of new natural gas development. David Mandelbaum’s Pennsylvania Law Weekly column, Preemption and Natural Gas Development: Who is the Decider?, 35 PLW 404 (May 1, 2012), explores the issue.

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from Reggie L. Bouthillier, Kenneth Metcalf*, Maribel N. Nicholson-Choice, and Todd Sumner of GT Tallahassee
The 2012 Florida Legislative Session focused on the redistricting process and passage of the State budget. Despite these challenging priorities, the Legislature passed several bills addressing energy policy, environmental regulation and growth management that are intended to benefit businesses and industries throughout Florida.

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