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Capitol reporter Mary Wilson covers Pennsylvania politics and issues at the Pennsylvania state capitol.

StateImpact Pennsylvania: What's Next For The Impact Fee?

Written by Scott Detrow, StateImpact Pennsylvania Reporter | Feb 15, 2012 4:15 PM

Earlier this week, Governor Tom Corbett signed a bill overhauling the state's natural gas drilling regulations into law.

The measure imposes a $50,000  fee on every well drilling for gas in the Marcellus Shale formation. But as StateImpact Pennsylvania's Scott Detrow reports, the fee is conditional, and won't go into effect unless counties approve it.

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