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Pa. bill seeks to stop municipalities from restricting certain utilities
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.
Third Marcellus gas producer goes for responsibly sourced natural gas
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.
US natural gas consumption forecasted to drop in 2021 and 2022
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.
Pa. grant program will replace 62 older diesel vehicles
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.
New administration, new challenges for oil and gas industry
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.
Ohio legislation would stop towns from banning natural gas
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 US natural gas production drops in 2020
Annual U.S. natural gas production dropped by 1% in 2020 from the previous year, but production in Appalachia stayed strong.
Revolution pipeline back in service in western Pennsylvania
More than two years after the Revolution pipeline exploded in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, it is back in service.
Retired lobbyist: Natural gas tax could hurt Pa.
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.
New Deal gets a reboot in the Ohio River Valley
Reimagine Appalachia and the Empowerment Alliance have very different ideas for how to revitalize the region using its natural resources.