The high bridge at the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

Mike Butler, Consumer Energy Alliance Mid-Atlantic Director shares why Pennsylvanians and the Department of Environmental Protection should support the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex air permits.

“Pennsylvanians have enjoyed the fruits of the growing energy sector. A study by the Consumer Energy Alliance showed that natural gas consumers have saved billions – $30.5 billion to be exact – over the course of a decade as Pennsylvania coal was displaced by Marcellus natural gas. These savings come in a variety of forms for Pennsylvanians, including from lower rates for household energy bills, commercial power, and the myriad of industries that use natural gas. It may surprise some people, but agriculture operations are some of the heaviest natural gas users, particularly crops that require drying and storage.”

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