April 1, 2011

April 4 PA Environment Digest Now Available

April 4 PA Environment Digest now available. Click here to print this Digest.

Senators Yudichak, Erickson Introduce Bipartisan Marcellus Shale Severance Tax

Sen. John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne) this week announced legislation-- Senate Bill 905-- that would implement a severance tax on the extraction of natural gas in Pennsylvania saying it is time for a fair and responsible severance tax on natural gas.
Joining Sen. Yudichak at the news conference were Sen. Ted Erickson (R-Delaware) and Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna), co-sponsors of the bill, Larry Williamson, Renew Growing Greener Coalition, and Chris Carsia, Executive Director Greater Hazleton Joint Sewer Authority. Click Here to read more…