Clean Air Council v. PA Dep’t Envtl. Prot.

In the consolidated appeals of Clean Air Council v. PA Dep’t Envtl. Prot., the parties sought review of the orders of the Environmental Hearing Board (EHB) denying the parties’ fee applications filed pursuant to provisions of The Clean Streams Law. The Commonwealth Court quashed the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) appeal and then affirmed the … Read more

Lancaster Co. District Atty’s Office v. Walker

In Lancaster Co. District Atty’s Office v. Walker, the prosecuting office denied a media request under Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law for records of the distribution of items seized through the Controlled Substance Forfeiture Act. On appeal, the Office of Open Records reversed. The District Attorney’s Office appealed to the Court of Common Pleas but also partially … Read more

Romutis v. Borough of Ellwood City

In Romutis v. Borough of Ellwood City, Romutis appealed from the trial court’s order that granted summary judgment in favor of the Borough and against Romutis, who served as police chief of the Borough, as to his breach of contract and termination in violation of public policy claims. The Commonwealth Court affirmed, holding that the … Read more