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Rigorous Science to Protect Public Health and Safety

The natural gas and oil industry cares about the health and safety of the communities where it operates. These are our homes and communities, too – places where we’re raising our families.

Rigorous Science to Protect Public Health and Safety2019-09-16T18:20:38+00:00

Oil, natgas groups reaffirm commitment to public health, safety in Pennsylvania

In a letter sent to Gov. Tom Wolf Tuesday (July 23), the Associated Petroleum Industries of Pa., Marcellus Shale Coalition, and Pa. Independent Oil & Gas Association presented science-based evidence that the groups said reflect the oil and natural gas industry’s commitment to preserving the environment, public health, and safety of Pennsylvania communities.

Oil, natgas groups reaffirm commitment to public health, safety in Pennsylvania2019-09-05T14:57:58+00:00

Westmoreland municipalities count on windfall from natural gas impact fee

For communities across Westmoreland County, Act 13 is the gift that keeps on giving. “I don’t know where we’d be without it,” Sewickley Township Supervisor Brian Merdian said. Of the 65 municipalities in Westmoreland County, Sewickley enjoyed the biggest increase in natural gas impact fee windfall this year — from $148,352 in 2018 to $256,013 in 2019.

Westmoreland municipalities count on windfall from natural gas impact fee2019-07-29T17:48:38+00:00