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House Republicans assembled Wednesday to announce plans for a concerted push to pass a package of pro-energy industry bills.

GOP members begin moving priority, pro-natural gas package

The raft of proposals serves as a rejection of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s own energy plan.
By Katie Meyer

A Marcellus Shale well in northeastern Pennsylvania is seen in this 2015 photo.

Exelon's Three Mile Island plant is scheduled to prematurely close in September 2019. The company has been lobbying for help from the state to keep it open.

Gas, nuclear lobbies butt heads as Senate takes up nuclear-rescue bill

Chamber's first hearing on bill became discussion on fairness of Pennsylvania's energy economy
By Katie Meyer

Judge says Grant Township must pay $100,000 in legal bills after injection well dispute

New setback to the Indiana County municipality in efforts to control oil and gas development
By Jon Hurdle

U.S. Steel's Edgar Thomson Plant is in the eastern Pittsburgh suburbs.

A sign warns drivers of natural gas pipeline construction ahead.

Governor Tom Wolf's severance tax proposals have become something of an annual tradition. In keeping with that tradition, Republicans have said they have no intention of passing his latest version of the plan.

Wolf wants to fund infrastructure with shale tax; Republicans say nope

The governor’s plan — if passed — would route money toward things like broadband expansion, flood remediation, and urban blight reduction.

By Katie Meyer

A gas well pad in the Tiadaghton State Forest.

Residents pack a Franklin Park borough council meeting Wednesday night in anticipation of a vote on whether to allow natural gas drilling under a park.

David Wentz looks out from a hill on his land. Wentz sued EQT Corp. for building natural gas wells there.

Powerless: What it looks and sounds like when a gas driller overruns your land

A ProPublica special project visits West Virginia residents who are close neighbors with gas-drilling operations.

By Ken Ward Jr./The Charleston Gazette-Mail, Al Shaw/ProPublica and Mayeta Clark/ProPublica