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The Fracking Boom is a Fracking Bubble

By at December 30, 2014 | 10:09 am | 0 Comment

The Fracking Boom is a Fracking Bubble

Gas prices have plunged to the low $2 range—except in Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania, the prices at the pump are in the mid-$2 range. That’s because Gov. Tom Corbett and the legislature imposed a 28-cent per gallon surcharge tax. Until 2019, Pennsylvanians will be paying an additional $2.3 billion a year in taxes and fees—$11.5 billion […]

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Import Baby, Import!

By at April 4, 2011 | 12:22 pm | 483 Comments

Import Baby, Import!

The energy crisis has not yet overwhelmed us, but it will if we do not act quickly. It’s a problem we will not solve in the next few years, and it’s likely to get progressively worse through the rest of this century. Many of the proposals will be unpopular. Some will cause you to put up with inconveniences and make sacrifices.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 8, 2011 | 10:30 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute — Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett unveils his proposed spending plan, and surely there is plenty of hurt to go around. RTC’s Scott Paterno stops by with a piece on — where are you Mr. Governor, and the DEP says it found normal levels of radiation in rivers near gas drilling in the Marcellus.

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