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PA’s Natural Gas Impact Fees Reach Highest Amounts Since the Start of COVID-19

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A hydraulic fracturing operation at a Marcellus Shale well.

Natural gas companies in Pennsylvania are paying hundreds of millions of dollars in impact fees for drilling wells in 2021. That’s the highest amount since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. StateImpact Pennsylvania’s Adriana Delagarza reports, that money goes to communities where most drilling is taking place.

Read the full story at: https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/2022/06/23/impact-fees-from-drilling-rebounded-in-2021-after-pandemic-slowdown/

(Original air-date: 6/26/22)