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Pa. environmental, religious and other groups criticize Shapiro plan for ignoring climate change

More than 100 advocacy groups say Shapiro’s “fossil fuels-first all-of-the-above energy strategy” does not move at the speed of climate change.

By Rachel McDevitt

Pa. drilling fees for 2023 estimated to be among lowest on record

The Independent Fiscal Office estimates drillers owe $174 million in impact fees for 2023.

By Rachel McDevitt

Pa. drilling activity, gas prices fall, report says

In the past year, Pennsylvania production growth has been lagging other major gas-producing states.

By Rachel McDevitt

Annual gas production falls in Pa. for first time since the fracking boom

Drillers produced 7.5 trillion cubic feet of gas in 2022, down from 7.6 trillion cubic feet in 2021.

By Rachel McDevitt

Pa. lawmakers look for hydrogen models after hub announcement

Health and environmental advocates are calling for high standards to prevent more planet-warming emissions.

By Rachel McDevitt

Pennsylvanians could save on energy bills this winter

The EIA expects retail natural gas prices to be 21% lower than last year.

By Rachel McDevitt

Pa. gas prices, drilling falls, report says

The Independent Fiscal Office said the average price for natural gas from April to June of this year fell to $1.45.

By Rachel McDevitt

Pa. House brings severance tax idea back around, raising an old debate in the nation’s 2nd-largest gas producer

Pennsylvania is the country’s second-largest gas producer, behind Texas.

By Rachel McDevitt

Pa. lawmakers examine climate issues related to proposed hydrogen hub

Some see hydrogen as one solution to climate change, by using it in place of fossil fuels in sectors such as aviation and heavy industry.

By Rachel McDevitt

Methane leaks from pipelines targeted by proposed federal rule

The rule is part of the Biden Administration’s pledge to reduce methane emissions 30% below 2020 levels by 2030.

By Rachel McDevitt