The effects of PA's proposed drilling impact fee

March 12, 2012

How much, where and how will it be used - questions regarding the new drilling impact fee passed by PA's House of Representatives.

New Item"Act 13 of 2012:  Fact or Fiction.  The Truth about Act 13 Explained".  To view a presentation that summarizes the facts about the new Marcellus Shale impact fees by the Pennsylvania Local Government Training Partnership, click here

To view a map that identifies how much money county gov­ern­ments will receive from the first round of impact fee pay­ments, which is due Sep­tem­ber 1, 2012.  Click here.

Northeastern Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale boom counties stand to raise millions of dollars this year through an impact fee on the deep gas wells.  Read more.

In Western Pennsylvania, expected fees of $40 million could expand the water and sewage system and repair truck-stressed bridges and roads.  Read more.

Drilling impact fees could make affordable housing available to individuals with low-and-moderate incomes who are being priced out of the housing market in boom areas.  Read more.

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