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.
The Independent Fiscal Office estimates drillers owe $174 million in impact fees for 2023.
In the past year, Pennsylvania production growth has been lagging other major gas-producing states.
Drillers produced 7.5 trillion cubic feet of gas in 2022, down from 7.6 trillion cubic feet in 2021.
Health and environmental advocates are calling for high standards to prevent more planet-warming emissions.
The EIA expects retail natural gas prices to be 21% lower than last year.
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.
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.
The rule is part of the Biden Administration’s pledge to reduce methane emissions 30% below 2020 levels by 2030.