Impact Fee

Arguably, the most significant portion of the Act is the creation of the Unconventional Gas Well Fund. This allows the state to impose a fee on each unconventional well drilled. Then, these funds can be directed to state programs and to local governments for local impacts.

Check out the links below to learn more about the Impact Fee.

Act 13 Allocations

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Allocations for municipalities in Westmoreland County for 2012 can be found in this document.
Allocations for 2011 can be found here.

Alternatively, one can view the same data through the Public Utility Commission's interactive website.