tax on shale industry in PA

What Percentage of PA Voters Support a Tax on Shale Gas Industry?

By On January 9, 2011 10:34 am

63% want gas tax according to tribune herald poll

From the Pittsburgh Tribune Review

By Andrew Conte

Published: Friday, January 7, 2011

According to a statewide poll conducted for the Tribune-Review, approximately 63% of Pennsylvania voters support a tax on the Marcellus Shale industry. Many of these same voters supported Gov-elect Corbett’s opposition to new taxes, yet in this instance there seems to be an exception. How would this tax affect the projected 4 billion dollar state deficit? Would a levy tax discourage drilling companies from entering the state?

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