Higher Energy Taxes Threaten Shale’s Manufacturing Renaissance

SHALE DRIVES U.S. MANUFACTURING RESURGENCE “Shale has Reversed the Fortunes” of American Manufacturing: Domestic plastics production and related manufacturing has a bright future because of the growth in shale natural gas …  “Shale gas development has reversed the fortunes of the U.S. plastics industry,” the authors of the ACC study wrote. “Because the competitiveness of plastic resins […]

Just The Facts: Marcellus Shale Has Generated “More Than $1 Billion in State Taxes Since 2006”

Canonsburg, Pa. – The myth that those developing Marcellus Shale natural gas resources are not paying taxes just became even more difficult to peddle by those opposed to responsible, job-creating energy production in the Commonwealth. In fact, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, the Marcellus Shale has been, and continues to be, a major […]

Penn State Study: State, Local Tax Revenues Soar in PA’s Marcellus Shale Counties

PSU Cooperative Extension: “In counties with ten or more Marcellus wells…tax income increased 325.3 percent” Canonsburg, Pa. – The Marcellus Education Team at Penn State University’s Cooperative Extension recently issued a comprehensive analysis highlighting the positive and growing tax revenues being generated throughout the Commonwealth tied directly to the responsible development of clean-burning, homegrown natural gas. […]