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Pa. environmental, religious and other groups criticize Shapiro plan for ignoring climate change

More than 100 advocacy groups say Shapiro’s “fossil fuels-first all-of-the-above energy strategy” does not move at the speed of climate change.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Pa. drilling fees for 2023 estimated to be among lowest on record

The Independent Fiscal Office estimates drillers owe $174 million in impact fees for 2023.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Pa. drilling activity, gas prices fall, report says

In the past year, Pennsylvania production growth has been lagging other major gas-producing states.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

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Annual gas production falls in Pa. for first time since the fracking boom

Drillers produced 7.5 trillion cubic feet of gas in 2022, down from 7.6 trillion cubic feet in 2021.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Pa. lawmakers look for hydrogen models after hub announcement

Health and environmental advocates are calling for high standards to prevent more planet-warming emissions.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Pennsylvanians could save on energy bills this winter

The EIA expects retail natural gas prices to be 21% lower than last year.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Updated: October 6, 2023 | 4:49 pm

OSHA investigators say R.M. Palmer Company failed to protect workers before gas explosion

Federal investigators determined that a chocolate factory in West Reading failed to evacuate workers after some reported smelling gas.

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

Pa. gas prices, drilling falls, report says

The Independent Fiscal Office said the average price for natural gas from April to June of this year fell to $1.45.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Pa. House brings severance tax idea back around, raising an old debate in the nation’s 2nd-largest gas producer

Pennsylvania is the country’s second-largest gas producer, behind Texas.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania
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