Pennsylvania ruling may cost state $16 million in shale gas impact fees

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that public utility regulators in Pennsylvania say a recent court ruling that frees companies from paying state impact fees on shale gas wells with low production in a single month could reduce fee collections by $16 million in 2017 and even more in ensuing years. The newspaper says the state’s Public Utility Commission plans to appeal the Commonwealth Court’s decision in Snyder Brothers, Inc. v. Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. For more, read the full story.

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