Monday, December 19, 2011
An article here from the Ithaca Journal about potential bans in New York and tensions with mineral-rights holders. Raises interesting points there about the power of New York municipalities to regulate mineral extraction - seems like those powers are quite minimal compared to Texas municipalities.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
This NYT article is a good one. It cuts to the a core issue: the power that cities and towns have to regulate activities in their jurisdiction. There is growing industry push-back against increasingly strict local ordinances.