Leaders of some Pennsylvania communities accustomed to collecting big annual payments from impact fees assessed on shale gas wells are preparing to see less money this year.
Month: January 2016
But natural gas remains a boon to Pennsylvania
Linda Reinstein’s column (“Pa. industry has a plan for asbestos victims – and it’s not good,” Jan. 10 PennLive) regarding asbestos trusts is misleading in its characterization of the “Fairness in Claims and Transparency (FaCT) Act.”
Sometimes reading the news is like listening to a disco oldies station:
Some of the financial benefits to Indiana County of hosting unconventional (Marcellus shale) natural gas wells will be spent on building stormwater controls, training volunteer firefighters and preserving farmland.
Ship traffic up and down the Delaware River is bouncing back after a slump that began in 2008 due to the Great Recession.
It’s rare for a tax to be done away with entirely, but, once in a while, it happens.
For the past four months, natural gas has generated the largest share of the nation’s electricity.
Efforts to preserve York County farmland received a financial boost Wednesday when county commissioners approved increasing its allocation for 2016.
Pennsylvania is blessed with fertile agricultural land and an abundance of natural resources.