Pa. PUC To Appeal Ruling Limiting Gas Well Fees

Law360, Philadelphia (April 12, 2017, 4:42 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission said Tuesday it would appeal a recent court decision finding that natural gas wells that produce under a certain threshold for one month out of the year can skirt paying impact fees, noting the ruling could cost the state $16 million this year alone.

In a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf, PUC Chairman Gladys M. Brown said the March decision by the state's Commonwealth Court in two consolidated appeals by a gas producer and an industry group threatened the state's collections...
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