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MarkWest Aks for Stay in Cecil Injunction

The company asked for a stay in the case until the outcome of the Act 13 Supreme Court appeal is known.

MarkWest asked a Commonwealth Court judge to stay an injunction it lodged against regarding plans for a proposed

An attorney for the company asked in paperwork filed Tuesday that the stay be granted until the outcome of an appeal on a court ruling that struck down the zoning portions of Act 13 is hashed out in the state Supreme Court.

The company also asked for expedited consideration of the matter, because a court hearing had been scheduled for argument on the matter Aug. 15.

"Given MarkWest's pending motion for preliminary injunctive relief, currently scheduled for hearing on Aug 15, and the township's pending preliminary objections, MarkWest respectfully asks the court to give expedited consideration to this application for a stay of action," an attorney for the company.

The document continued: "Counsel for MarkWest has conferred with council for the township regarding the relief requested by this application. Counsel for township does not object to the relief requested."

MarkWest filed the injunction this past June. For more information,

To read more about Cecil's objections to the injunctive relief requested,

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