Township Solicitor Asks Court to Take Initiative Banning Drilling off the Ballot

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Voters in Pennsylvania's Peters Township will never see a referendum banning oil and gas drilling if a Common Pleas judge sides with the township solicitor and blocks the question from appearing on the November ballot.

Township Solicitor William Johnson said the referendum violates two state laws, case law and even the state Constitution.

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