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“The Fracking Landscape: A Tale of Two Pennsylvanias”

A short video on how Dallas Township, in Luzerne County, has kept drilling out of their community. But residents say the new impact fee law could change that.

Pennsylvania’s fracking frontlines have just been redrawn. At first glance, the sweeping new law signed this month may seem a good deal for local communities. Over the next 15 years, the state is projected to rake in between $190,000 to $355,000 per gas well; 60 percent of that will go back to counties and municipalities, with the rest going to a state-managed fund for infrastructure projects.

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