Dimock drew national notoriety after people were filmed lighting their tap water on fire in the Emmy Award-winning 2010 documentary.
The company reported “a preliminary, conservative estimate” that the well was losing 100 million cubic feet a day.
CNX delayed reporting and cleanup, the Department of Environmental Protection said.
Methane, the main component of natural gas, is a highly potent greenhouse gas, 80 times more powerful than carbon dioxide over short time periods.
Environmental groups criticize the tax credits because they would heavily subsidize natural gas production, a process that emits the potent greenhouse gas methane.
Tom Wolf and Pa. lawmakers look to push through massive tax incentives for natural gas, as Nov. 8 election approaches,
Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and top state lawmakers are hurriedly negotiating a massive economic development package that would encourage natural gas development in Pennsylvania.
The Democratic governor said the legislation takes away “local decision-making” from municipalities that are looking to address climate change.
Natural gas prices hit an average of $4.10 per million British thermal units in the first three months of 2022.