Oil and Gas Refinery Workers

Mike Butler, Director of CEA Mid-Atlantic, discusses the proposed severance tax on energy producers in Pennsylvania after the industry was deemed “essential” by Governor Wolf.

Imposing a tax on one of Pennsylvania’s most critical industries would be misguided, since the pandemic triggered reduced energy demand and lower natural gas prices that have hit the industry hard. This tax would kill more jobs and make one of our brightest growth industries less competitive over the long term.

Read more – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette