Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board issues trinity of opinions on fee shifting under the Clean Streams Law

On December 12, 2013, the Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board (EHB) delivered three opinions deciding several applications for attorney’s fees and costs under the Pennsylvania Clean Streams Law (CSL).  Befitting the season, the EHB stuffed some of these stockings with gifts while … Continue reading

Septic Saga, Part 2: Pennsylvania enacts Act 41, prompting threat of lawsuit

In a previous blog post, we discussed a policy that the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) had proposed to guide its review of sewage facilities planning modules proposing the use of individual and community onlot sewage systems in High … Continue reading