Hamilton Law provides educational presentations for community groups so that you can be better prepared to address legal hurdles. For general information about Pennsylvania environment, land use, and natural resources law, browse the posts below. You can also contact Hamilton Law to discuss a presentation in your community. 

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When is subsurface drilling a trespass?

Pennsylvania’s rule of capture permits a well operator to drain natural gas from a common reservoir under an adjacent property, even absent a mineral lease. In the context of unconventional shale gas wells using hydraulic fracturing, however...


Raising Objections to a Planned Residential Development

Parties impacted by a PRD may raise objections and challenge PRD approval, but the MPC requires those parties follow a very specific process to be successful.