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Month: January 2016

Pay Up or Else

by Charles A. Rausch, Esquire Since its passage seven years ago, the Right-To-Know (RTK) Law has spawned a ton of lawsuits interpreting its provisions.  The latest lawsuit involves a fight involving a request to the Department of Education for records between the former Secretary of Education and Penn State Board members and administrators over the …

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Raising A Stink

by Peter J. Haldeman, Esquire The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania recently announced in Gilbert, et al vs. Synagro Central, LLC, et al. that a York County farm’s application of biosolids as fertilizer is a “normal agricultural operation” under the Pennsylvania Right to Farm Act (RTFA).  The RTFA provides that “no nuisance action may be brought against …

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