Greene County Office Building
93 East High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m., MondayFriday
Act 13 of 2012 provides for the imposition of an unconventional gas well fee (also called a drilling impact fee), and the expenditure of the funds generated by that impact fee to local, county, and state government purposes specifically outlined in the law. Under the law, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PA PUC) administers the collection and disbursement of the fees.
Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) Act 13 Requirements:
"Unconventional Gas Well Fund Usage Reports" are being submitted as required by PA PUC Act 13, Section 2314(h)(2), which states:
"(2) All counties and municipalities receiving funds from the fund under this section shall submit information to the commission on a form prepared by the commission that sets forth the amount and use of the funds received in the prior calendar year. The form shall set forth that the funds received were committed to a specific project or use as authorized in this section. The reports shall be published annually on the county or municipality's publicly accessible Internet website."
Interactive Impact Fee Website: The interactive website allows users to better examine information related to the collection and distribution of the state’s unconventional gas well Impact Fee. The website includes graphical data analysis including the top paying producers, well count breakdowns and top collecting counties and local governments. A user's guide is also is available.
Calendar Year Reporting is for the prior calendar year that is applicable to funds received from Unconventional Gas Well Fees.
Click HERE for a presentation that provides additional information on Act 13 as well as information in brief on the Tentative Implementation Order and participating in the process before the PUC. For questions, call 717-783-6806. Reports should be e-mail'd to RA-Act13-Fiscal@pa.gov.
Greene County Reports:
Following are the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission "Use of Unconventional Gas Well Funds" reports filed by the County of Greene for public viewing: