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Pennsylvania Nutrient Management

Publication of the Center for Agricultural and Shale Law

About Case Law

The following resources represent a collection of federal and Pennsylvania court decisions relating to the Pennsylvania Nutrient Management Act (Act 38). While the Center for Agricultural and Shale Law makes every effort to provide all relevant court opinions, this list is not exhaustive. Furthermore, it may be necessary to view certain decisions via an online legal research database or at the courthouse where an opinion was rendered.

U.S. District Court

Synagro-WWT, Inc. v. Rush Township, 299 F.Supp.2d 410 (M.D. Pa. 2003)


PA Commonwealth Court

Commonwealth v. Locust Twp., 49 A.3d 502 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2012)

Commonwealth v. Richmond Twp., 2 A.3d 678 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2010)

Walck v. Lower Towamensing Twp. Zoning Hearing Bd., 942 A.2d 200 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2008)

Burkholder v. Zoning Hearing Bd. of Richmond Twp., 902 A.2d 1006 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2006)

PA Courts of Common Pleas

Adam v. Zoning Hearing Bd. of Twp. of Perry, 93 Berks L.J. 89 (C.P. Berks) (No. 99-4176, filed Oct. 24, 2000)

McClellan v. Granville Twp. Bd. of Supervisors, 3 Bradford L.J. 272 (C.P. Bradford) (No. 99 EQ000016, filed April 6, 2000)