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10.11.18

Study: Energy industry could transform state's economy

Pennsylvania's population and economic growth are stagnant, but a report published Thursday has a solution: capitalize on the "historic opportunity" presented by the state's natural gas reserves to craft a "new, vibrant and growing" state.
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10.11.18

Business coalition launches new shale-gas promotional campaign

A Pennsylvania business consortium launched a new campaign Thursday to boost the state's economy by expanding the uses of natural gas in manufacturing, power production and exports.
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10.05.18

OP-ED: Natural gas driving force behind Pa. manufacturing growth

Pennsylvania is steeped with a rich manufacturing history - boosted by a blue collar, hardworking spirit upon which Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and the surrounding communities was built and is hardwired into our DNA.
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10.04.18

Atlantic Sunrise gas pipeline gets green light, gas to start flowing through Lancaster County on Saturday

Natural gas will begin flowing through the controversial Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline underneath Lancaster County on Saturday, according to the pipeline builder.
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08.28.18

Marcellus Shale contributing to recent growth in U.S. natural gas production, agency says

The Marcellus shale play is driving much of the recent growth in U.S. natural gas production, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said Tuesday.
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08.19.18

Who's the cleanest of them all

Take a wild guess what country is reducing its greenhouse gas emissions the most?
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08.03.18

MSC President talks about issues facing industry

Marcellus Shale Coalition President Dave Spigelmyer made a swing through the natural gas region in the northern tier last week to discuss the industry, the governor's proposed severance tax and pipeline construction.
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07.29.18

Gas severance tax would hurt consumers

Gov. Tom Wolf wants to punish the natural gas industry with a severance tax and more regulations.
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07.29.18

Let's just drop the severance tax idea, Gov. Wolf

For too long, the natural gas industry has been demonized in our state...having to survive yet another year under threat of a severance tax from Gov. Tom Wolf.
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07.19.18

Impact fee local asset unique to Pennsylvania

In central Pennsylvania, boaters and anglers can use two new access points to enjoy the scenic Juniata River.
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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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