Pa. governor, lawmakers reach tentative agreement on drilling fee

02/6/2012 | Philadelphia Inquirer, The

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has reached a tentative deal with state lawmakers over the imposition of a fee on Marcellus Shale drilling. Natural gas prices and the inflation rate would dictate the impact fee, according to a report. "Staff have been working throughout the weekend ... in order to have a proposal that we can consider as early as this week," said state House Speaker Sam Smith and House Majority Leader Mike Turzai.

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