Pa.’s Natural Gas Impact Tax a Winning National Model

Pennsylvanians support keeping natural gas tax revenues in local communities, according to a new Indiana University study. The researchers, who polled nearly 500 Pennsylvanians, found that the Commonwealth’s natural gas impact fee tax serves as an effective national model, concluding that other states should consider “adopting targeted reinvestment policies for energy development that are similar […]

Thanks to Natural Gas, “America is the New Epicenter of Energy in the World”

America’s abundant natural gas resources have positively transformed the U.S. into a global clean energy leader while helping to create good-paying jobs here at home. This is in large part thanks to advancements in technology, principally the combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing. In fact, according to a recent U.S. Energy Information Administration analysis, […]

“Made in U.S.A” a Reality Thanks to Natural Gas

Natural gas development is energizing American manufacturing growth and driving down energy costs for consumers, according to two new reports from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Commissioned by NAM, the new IHS study finds that American natural gas development is helping to create good-paying jobs, and giving […]

New Analysis Confirms Gov. Wolf’s Massive Energy Tax Hike Will Sting Pa. Families

The nonpartisan Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) once again confirms in a new report that Gov. Wolf’s latest proposal for even higher energy taxes would make Pennsylvania the nation’s highest natural gas taxed state. In fact, IFO concludes that the governor’s massive tax increase would lead to less overall natural gas production and higher energy costs […]

MSC Earth Day Column: Natural Gas Enhances Our Environment

While Earth Day is recognized once a year, we all have an obligation to ensure that we’re taking daily steps aimed at protecting and enhancing our environment. After all, as the saying goes, “We don’t inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” Earth Day provides an important opportunity to take […]

Natural Gas: Earth Day’s Shining Star

Thanks to clean-burning natural gas, America is making meaningful environmental gains, while producing the reliable, affordable energy needed to power our economy. This week, MSC president David Spigelmyer took the opinion pages of The Intelligencer to underscore some of these key facts. In a column titled “We can produce energy and still protect the environment,” […]

Fracking Bans Harm Middle-Class Families, Union Jobs, Environment

In the height of political campaigns, it’s often hard to separate fact and fiction. This is especially true as it relates tightly-regulated, job-creating natural gas development. Despite what some political candidates say, hydraulic fracturing is a safe, proven technology that is delivering energy savings for American families and manufacturers. What’s more, greater natural gas is […]

Natural Gas: Powering American Manufacturing Growth

American natural gas development is spurring investment and job growth across the chemical manufacturing sector, representing a “stunning reversal of fortune from just a few years ago,” according to new American Chemistry Council (ACC) analysis. In the update to ACC’s 2013 study, the new research makes clear that U.S. chemical industry investment linked to affordable […]

Job Creators, States Attorneys General Blast Baseless Investigation

The safe, well-regulated production of America’s clean-burning natural gas resources continues to be a broadly unifying issue that’s bringing together small businesses, manufacturers and unions while winning the praise of environmentally-minded leaders, including President Obama and his top advisors. In fact, we don’t have to choose between protecting and enhancing our environment or economic growth […]

Clean-Burning CNG Access Expanding Across Pa.

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