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Cooperstown Holstein Corp. v. Town of Middlefield

ELR Citation: ELR 20055
Nos. 2011-0930, (N.Y. Sup. Ct., 02/24/2012)

A New York court upheld a town's enactment of a zoning law that bans oil and gas drilling, including hydraulic fracturing, within the geographical borders of the township. The holder of two gas leases argued that §23-0303 of New York's Environmental Conservation Law preempts the zoning law....

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