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Thursday, July 17, 2014

PA: record natgas production, no severance tax




It's hardly the case that the former is because of the latter, as the industry endlessly suggests. (Hint: PA's Marcellus is the largest gas-in-place reservoir in the US - and maybe on earth.) The imposition of a severance tax in Pennsylvania would change nothing - except improve the state's fiscal health, and silly, nonessential things like public education.

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  1. Just found this blog, and this is outrageous. Mr. Quigley, is there any current legislative action toward a severance tax? Profiting from PUBLIC lands should benefit the PUBLIC.

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