Pa. PUC Issues Revised Figures For Fracking Impact Fees

Law360, Philadelphia (November 8, 2012, 2:45 PM EST) -- The Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission on Wednesday released corrected figures for $204 million in impact fees to be issued to municipalities affected by Marcellus Shale drilling, two weeks after admitting that it made a miscalculation.

The errors in the original distribution — caused by improper use of a formula that determines the fees based on how many wells are within five miles of a municipality’s border — were most pronounced in Lycoming County in north Central Pennsylvania, where the city of Williamsport will gain more than...
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