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The Saga of Pennsylvania's Act 13 Comes to an End

With a bang, rather than a whimper, the saga of Pennsylvania's Act 13 appears to have finally come to an end.

On September 28, 2016, nearly three years after giving teeth to the long-dormant environmental rights amendment to Pennsylvania's Constitution, Pa. Const. Art. I, ยง 27, to hold parts of Act 13 unconstitutional, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court again gave the petitioners - a group of local governments, citizens and environmental non-profits - a sweeping victory.

Click here to read about what the Court decided and the details.

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