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Cooperstown Holstein Corporation v. Town of Middlefield, 130

Towns may ban oil and gas production activities, including hydrofracking, within municipal boundaries through the adoption of local zoning laws, where the supersession clause in the statewide Oil, Gas and Solution Mining Law (OGSML) does not preempt the home rule authority vested in municipalities to regulate land use.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/30/2014
  • Published 06/30/2014

Judges

  • GRAFFEO

Court

  • Court of Appeals of New York

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