Public Trusts: Proposed fracking under Deer Lakes Park could run afoul of state constitution


"It would be prudent for the county to investigate those questions"

In the 1980s, when John Dernbach was a lawyer and special assistant for Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Resources, the agency's offices featured posters trumpeting the Commonwealth's Environmental Rights Amendment. The 1972 addition to the state's constitution guaranteed a right to clean air…

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