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Dreaming of a White Christmas?

This year likely will finish as the warmest since “at least” 1950 across the United States, but enough cold air is on the radar to spread snow to areas that have been without on Christmas for a few years, according to Accuweather.com.

December 24, 2012

Winter Ends on Warm Note: March 2012 Warmest Since 1950

Last month was the warmest March since 1950 based on natural gas-weighted heating degree days (GWHDD), with decades-old temperature records falling in cities across the United States, weather analysts said Monday.

April 3, 2012

Pennsylvania Impact Fee Becomes Law

Pennsylvania is on its way to officially charging a fee for Marcellus Shale drilling. Gov. Tom Corbett signed House Bill 1950 last Monday, giving shale gas-rich counties in the state the ability to impose a 15-year impact fee on unconventional gas wells; now it’s up to the locals.

March 12, 2012

Pennsylvania Governor Signs Impact Fee Into Law

Pennsylvania is on its way to officially charging a fee for Marcellus Shale drilling. Gov. Tom Corbett signed House Bill 1950 on Monday evening, giving shale gas-rich counties in the state the ability to impose a 15-year impact fee on unconventional gas wells; now it’s up to the locals.

February 15, 2012

Pennsylvania Impact Fee Becomes Law Following Three-Year Slog

Pennsylvania is on its way to officially charging a fee for Marcellus Shale drilling. Gov. Tom Corbett signed House Bill 1950 on Monday evening, giving shale gas-rich counties in the state the ability to impose a 15-year impact fee on unconventional gas wells; now it’s up to the locals.

February 15, 2012

Pennsylvania’s Impact Fee Bill: ‘Not Perfect, But…’

As Pennsylvania prepares to put in place a unique mega-law ( H.B. 1950) to regulate and tax its blockbuster baby, the Marcellus Shale, nobody thinks it’s perfect, but most are prepared to live with it and work to improve it (see related story).

February 13, 2012

Pennsylvania’s Impact Fee Bill: ‘Not Perfect, But…’

As Pennsylvania prepares to put in place a unique mega-law (HB 1950) to regulate and tax its blockbuster baby, the Marcellus Shale, nobody thinks it’s perfect, but most are prepared to live with it and work to improve it.

February 13, 2012

Forecaster: Intense, Widespread Heat for Northeast Summer

Much of the country can expect temperatures to average warmer than normal throughout the summer, with population centers in the Northeast likely to experience increasingly intense and widespread heat into August and September, according to forecasters at Andover, MA-based WSI Corp.

June 27, 2011

Another Forecast of ‘Active’ 2009 Hurricane Season

Atlantic basin tropical storm activity and U.S. landfall of tropical storms during the upcoming hurricane season are forecast to be about 35% above the 1950-2008 norm, according to London-based forecaster Tropical Storm Risk (TSR). TSR called for 4.8 named storms making U.S. landfall, including 2.1 hurricanes.

April 20, 2009

Another Forecast of ‘Active’ 2009 Hurricane Season

Atlantic basin tropical storm activity and U.S. landfall of tropical storms during the upcoming hurricane season are forecast to be about 35% above the 1950-2008 norm, according to London-based forecaster Tropical Storm Risk (TSR). TSR called for 4.8 named storms making U.S. landfall, including 2.1 hurricanes.

April 14, 2009
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