Regulators say the increase is necessary to fund oversight of Pennsylvania’s growing inventory of oil and gas wells.
Pennsylvania electricity regulators and suppliers are grappling with a major rule change that could exclude most new renewable energy projects from being paid to be available to feed the nation's largest electrical grid.
House Republicans are positioning Senate Bill 790 for a final vote by the full House Tuesday or Wednesday. The bill would significantly reduce requirements for protecting the environment from conventional oil and gas drilling.
On February 5, the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on House Bill 2025.
One hundred sixty-six organizations and 1,445 individuals have now signed the letter that expresses opposition to the bill that allow the road-spreading of drilling waste on unpaved roads in Pennsylvania.
He added, even if the state generated more than $300 million in new taxes and fees by 2025, "I don't know that we'd have the wherewithal to spend it."
Second Christmas season with unhealthy air in county prompts calls for fast action to correct chronic and acute air pollution problems.
Last year's low natural gas prices are to blame for an expected $53.6 million drop in the amount of impact fees Pennsylvania will collect from shale gas companies this year, the state's Independent Fiscal Office said.
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The brain-harming metal is discharged directly into the river and carried to it on air currents. Some argue authorities are doing too little to stop both routes of pollution.