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Impact fees from drilling rebounded in 2021 after pandemic slowdown

The increase in fee collections is largely due to recent increases in gas prices.

By Adriana Delagarza

Greene County went from bust to boom times with natural gas. Now, it’s nearly broke.

Nearly 10 years and more than 1,000 natural gas wells later, the county appears to be no better off financially than where it started,

By Jamie Martines/Spotlight PA

Updated: November 30, 2020 | 5:29 pm

Bill heading to governor would relax environmental laws for conventional drillers

Gov. Tom Wolf’s office has said the bill “poses an undeniable risk to the health and safety of our citizens, the environment, and our public resources.”

By Rachel McDevitt

Impact fees collected from gas drillers dropped in 2019

Pennsylvania collected about 20 percent less in impact fees from natural gas drillers last year than in 2018, according to the Public Utility Commission. 

By Rachel McDevitt