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Public health and environmental activists are urging Pennsylvania officials to close what they say are loopholes in a proposed rule that would require oil and gas producers to sharply reduce emissions of methane and volatile organic compounds.

State funding aims to help businesses, schools, agencies move to cleaner fuel vehicles The state announced $2.1 million in grants By Anne Danahy, StateImpact Pennsylvania July 27, 2020 Regan Hosterman, operations manager at the Centre County Recycling and Refuse Authority, started a truck that runs on compressed natural gas. “Much quieter,” Hosterman said, comparing it […]

After vetoing a similar measure earlier this year, Governor Tom Wolf a tax credit program for natural gas manufacturers.

State lawmakers are expected to vote this week on a bill that would benefit the state’s natural gas industry by providing an incentive for manufacturers that use the gas.

Republican state lawmakers are defending the natural gas industry following the release of a Pennsylvania grand jury report that found state regulators failed to protect public health during the fracking boom.


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