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Pennsylvania lawmakers are considering a bill that would prevent local governments from restricting the type of energy its residents use. Senate Bill 275 is being called an “energy choice” bill by its supporters. Opponents say it’s unnecessary and problematic.

Northeast Natural Gas recently announced it will seek a responsibly sourced natural gas certification, joining Chesapeake and EQT as the third producer to do so in the Marcellus Shale fields.

Domestic natural gas consumption is going to continue to fall through 2021 and 2022, according to government forecasts. Though consumption in some sectors is expected to grow this year, overall natural gas use will likely drop, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s April Short-Term Energy Outlook.

The nine Pennsylvania DEP Driving PA Forward funded projects will replace school buses, garbage trucks, cement trucks and other heavy equipment with new cleaner diesel or compressed natural gas-powered vehicles. About $2.4 million was awarded in this funding round.

The Biden administration’s actions around oil and gas development, the environment and the climate have created a lot of uncertainty for the industry that employs tens of thousands of people in Ohio and Pennsylvania, oil and gas industry leaders say.

Three bills recently introduced in Ohio seek to stop local governments from limiting the use of fossil fuels. Similar legislation has been proposed or passed in several others states in response to some West Coast cities banning natural gas hookups in new construction.

Annual U.S. natural gas production dropped by 1% in 2020 from the previous year, but production in Appalachia stayed strong.

More than two years after the Revolution pipeline exploded in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, it is back in service. 

A retired lobbyist shares his views on Pennsylvania's proposal to levy a new tax on natural gas production on top of corporate taxes and impact fees.

Reimagine Appalachia and the Empowerment Alliance have very different ideas for how to revitalize the region using its natural resources.