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Pa. senators propose pipeline impact fee

Two senators are pushing for a state gas pipeline impact fee to drive revenue to communities affected by environmental and safety issues due to pipeline construction.

Sens. John Rafferty, R-Collegeville, and Andrew Dinniman, D-West Chester, plan to formally introduce this legislation when the new session starts next month. The proposed fee would be levied on firms building new transmission and gathering lines for natural gas and oil.

 

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