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Pennsylvania’s shale gas production critical to energy security

Pennsylvania is critically important to energy production and security. Our abundance of natural gas has enabled Pennsylvania to become the second top-producing state, behind only Texas. The Keystone State has reaped the many advantages of natural gas development. The rich supply of natural gas has translated into good-paying jobs, economic growth, and additional revenue and …

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Don’t impose tax on natural gas industry

As the state struggles to repair the economy and recover from the COVID-19 crisis, elected officials in Harrisburg and Washington should promote programs that stimulate growth and job creation. This is not the time to target one of our state’s most important industries, natural gas production, and propose a punitive severance tax. Marcellus Shale gas production …

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Impact Fee is life-changing

As a county commissioner, it is my job to focus on the well-being of all who call Tioga County home. Supporting our employers and economic development projects that create jobs and support our community is an effort that reaps dividends. The boom in natural gas and its benefits are evident on our back roads and …

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Pa.’s natural gas industry is powering the economy and leading on climate change

In a recent editorial, “Pa. doesn’t have to choose between good jobs and a healthy environment,” Clean Air Council’s Executive Director, Joseph Otis Minott, suggests that a majority of workers and voters support practical steps to protect the environment and promote jobs. The results of the November election, as well as recent polling, show just …

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Let’s not allow COVID to affect our natural gas sector

As the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s budget suffers from decreased revenues owing to COVID-19’s curtailment of business activity, I fear Gov. Wolf will attempt to fill this shortfall through additional taxes on Marcellus Shale gas.

Philly, where leaders’ good intentions don’t help a poor city grow

Philadelphia trails other big East Coast cities in business formation, jobs, wages, and personal wealth. To employers, it often looks as if this city is more interested in its progressive image than attracting the for-profit companies that employ most people.

More taxes will impede Marcellus Shale production

As the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s budget suffers from decreased revenues owing to COVID-19’s curtailment of business activity, I fear Gov. Wolf will attempt to fill this shortfall through additional taxes on Marcellus Shale gas.

OP-ED: Natural gas: Let’s keep the power on

There is no question that natural gas development in Pennsylvania has led to local, state, and national benefits. Second in the level of production in the United States, Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry has produced economic growth at the local and state level through job creation and business development. According to the most recent reports released …

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