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Dunham, Molly
May 2012
Planning;May/Jun2012, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p9
Trade Publication
The article discusses U.S. court cases regarding the extraction of natural resources. It mentions the upholding of local fracking bans in New York by trial courts in the state. It includes the court case Subdivisions Inc. v. Town of Sullivan in New York regarding ambiguous zoning ordinances for the banning of mining in the district of Sullivan. The court case East Star LLC v. County Commissioners of Queen Anne's County in Maryland which deals with local mining regulations is also discussed.


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