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CEA Mid-Atlantic’s Mike Butler spoke out against Governor Wolf’s latest attempt at a severance tax, which will ultimately impact Pennsylvanians least able to afford higher energy costs.

Unconventional drilling on the Marcellus Shale has had a big economic impact on the region, said Mike Butler, Consumer Energy Alliance’s Mid-Atlantic executive director, calling the gas production a “tremendous blessing to Pennsylvania.”

It has “not only generated an impressive increase in jobs and economic growth, but it has also substantially reduced household energy costs, revitalized and provided opportunities for our skilled trades and cemented Pennsylvania’s role as a national energy leader.”

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