Southeastern Pennsylvania Benefits From Energy Development

President Joe Biden’s $2.25 trillion American Jobs Plan seeks to put people to work by rebuilding our nation’s critical infrastructure. But his plan to “build back better” overlooks the backbone of America’s energy system: pipelines. Not only are these energy assets critical to powering our economy, pipelines are the lynchpin in helping the administration meet …

Southeastern Pennsylvania Benefits From Energy Development Read More »

State energy, manufacturing, building trades, business leaders tout Pennsylvania natural gas

With President Joe Biden’s $3 trillion infrastructure package on the table, Pennsylvania’s top building trades, business, manufacturing, and energy leaders on Wednesday stressed how state-produced natural gas plays a pivotal role in sustaining climate progress, creating good-paying jobs, and ramping up national security. “Thanks to America’s energy renaissance, Pennsylvania is well positioned to re-shore more …

State energy, manufacturing, building trades, business leaders tout Pennsylvania natural gas Read More »

Pennsylvanians could pay more under Wolf’s proposed severance tax plan

For the seventh straight year, Gov. Tom Wolf is proposing a new tax on the state’s natural gas producers — and ultimately on Pennsylvanians. This year’s severance tax plan, like the others before it, could undermine the production of natural gas — which about half of American households rely on for energy — and much-needed …

Pennsylvanians could pay more under Wolf’s proposed severance tax plan Read More »

Podcast: On Natural Gas in PA

PA Natural Gas: Lots of jobs, lots of taxes, let’s tax it more. Is that good idea? API’s Stephanie Catarino Wissman on the state of PA’s natural gas industry and challenges ahead. Listen Now

Op-Ed: Fracking ban threatens American jobs and derails our environmental progress

Now the global leader in natural gas and oil production, the U.S. has set the standard for safe, reliable, and affordable energy. America’s energy sector supports more than 10 million jobs across the nation, driving nearly $290 billion of capital investment – all while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. But unrealistic energy policies and bans on …

Op-Ed: Fracking ban threatens American jobs and derails our environmental progress Read More »

Tax on natural gas would harm state’s recovery

Pennsylvania has gone from energy importer to key exporter and the second-largest producer of natural gas in the nation. That’s thanks to the shale revolution made possible by modern hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling. As the demand for affordable, reliable and clean energy grows, Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry has met the need while generating good-paying …

Tax on natural gas would harm state’s recovery Read More »

A misguided tax on a critical industry

The Feb. 9 editorial “Severance Tax Should Be on the Table,” urging the Legislature to consider a severance tax on natural gas, cited the commonwealth’s COVID-19-related fiscal problems as a justification. Imposing a tax on one of Pennsylvania’s most critical industries would be misguided, since the pandemic triggered reduced energy demand and lower natural gas …

A misguided tax on a critical industry Read More »

Natural gas provides materials to fight COVID-19

This pandemic, with its many challenges and tragedies, has also prompted us to be grateful for much of civil society, key industries and the frontline workers that for far too long have gone underappreciated. Pennsylvania’s historic strengths in energy, manufacturing and healthcare should position us to lead the nation’s economic recovery, provided policy allows our …

Natural gas provides materials to fight COVID-19 Read More »

Freshmen Letter

Feb. 18, 2021 Congratulations on your recent election to serve in the Pennsylvania General Assembly. The Stop New Energy Taxes coalition looks forward to working with you to promote Pennsylvania’s economy. For several years, our coalition has provided a voice about the importance of promoting and growing our economy through the continued growth of the …

Freshmen Letter Read More »

Scroll to Top