Blog Posts in January, 2013

  • Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania: The Road to ACT 13 (Part 2) Gas Law before ACT 13 Prior to the natural gas boom which began around 2005, almost all regulations relating to Oil and Gas wells fell under the umbrella of the Oil and Gas Act of 1984, Public Utilities Commission ("PUC"), Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection ("DEP"), and local land use ordinances. ...
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  • Gun Control and the Right to Bear Arms

    || 18-Jan-2013

    As Liberals and Conservatives continue to attack and target each others' beliefs regarding gun control, I've paused and listened to the debate to try and determine the correct tension between an individual's right to bear arms and the need for public safety. Before jumping into the legal and political analysis behind the "war for guns" or the "war against guns," it ...
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  • American Energy Independence As the "war on terror" rages perpetually across the globe, our nation's leaders have begun to take a proactive role in precluding hostile nations from having a vice grip over our nation's energy supply. Nations such as Saudi Arabia, Libya, Iraq, and Venezuela have controlled an alarming portion of America's oil supply for decades. These same ...
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  • Eynon Bank Robbed

    || 5-Jan-2013

    Robbery is the taking of another's property by use of force or intimidation and is a very serious and troubling crime. Victims of robbery are frightened by the severe invasion of their personal well-being and also are deprived of their valuable property or money. Banks are a common target because they hold large quantities of money and are easily accessible to the public. The Scranton ...
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