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07.08.18

Shell cracker plant could boost Erie's plastics industry

Although Erie County has lost nearly 5,000 manufacturing jobs over the past 10 years, the region's plastics sector can be counted as an island of stability.
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06.27.18

Natural gas impact fee numbers show unique effectiveness

The argument for a natural gas severance tax in Pennsylvania usually starts with fingers pointed toward other big energy producing states and their drilling taxes.
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06.27.18

Industry touts Marcellus advantage

Representatives of three industry trade organizations told a packed Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce breakfast Thursday that they needed to be prepared to do battle with those forces which might attempt to slow down Marcellus shale development in the region.
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06.18.18

Pennsylvania groundwater holding own against drilling boom, studies find

New research suggests drinking water supplies in Pennsylvania have shown resilience in the face of a drilling boom that has turned swaths of countryside into a major production zone for natural gas.
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06.06.18

Pa. natural gas boom falls in Russia's crosshairs as gas-rich nation amplifies discord in American politics, energy sector

When President Barack Obama won his first term, Russia was the world's leading natural gas producer.
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06.04.18

Don't raise taxes on natural-gas producers

The industry pays its fair share in Pennsylvania and creates enormous economic benefits
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05.23.18

Wolf will say anything to get re-elected

Editor: I cannot believe Gov. Wolf is making the claims he is on television.
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05.14.18

Guest Column: New shale severance tax is a bad move

Political stunts and double-speak appear to be the hallmarks of this election season, especially when it comes to safe, job-creating natural gas development.
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05.04.18

Officials tout natural gas industry in state, rip severance plan

Pipelines, politics and a proposed severance tax dominated a natural gas news conference Thursday.
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05.03.18

Energy exec: Wolf's severance plan 'misguided'

Representatives of the state's energy and manufacturing industries Thursday slammed Gov. Tom Wolf's proposal for a severance tax they warned would be a damper on the state's natural gas industry.
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04.21.18

No severance levy

Editor: Gov. Tom Wolf recently ran a campaign commercial blasting the natural gas industry: "What lies underneath the ground belongs to the people of Pennsylvania."
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04.08.18

LETTER: State can't maximize energy resources with severance tax

State can't maximize energy resources with severance tax
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04.05.18

Governor's actions should match his words

Gov. Tom Wolf recently expressed support for Pennsylvania's natural gas industry when he said in a news release, "The shale gas resources in the Appalachian Basin represent enormous economic opportunity."
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04.05.18

Gov. Wolf's policies don't match his rhetoric when it comes to natural gas

Gov. Wolf recently shared some encouraging insights on Pennsylvania's energy future.
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04.04.18

Gov. Wolf's words on gas development ring hollow

When Gov. Tom Wolf announced the extension of a partnership with West Virginia and Ohio to collaborate on efforts to maximize the region's natural gas resources, he said the agreement ensures "we are doing everything we can to support additional development."
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