The state Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Act 13 appeal on Oct. 17 in Pittsburgh.
A cluster of communities—including and Peters townships— a non-profit and a medical doctor challenged the law, portions of which were struck down by a Commonwealth Court judge in July.
A day after that ruling was made, the state appealed the ruling, which voided portions of the Marcellus Shale law that dealt with zoning.
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