Thursday, July 9, 2015
Fracking hot topic during public forum
Oil and gas development has a significant impact locally.
"In 2014, Henderson, Union, Hopkins, Webster and Muhlenberg counties combined to produce over 862,000 barrels of oil, equaling 25 percent of the state's production," Andrew McNeill, executive director of the Kentucky Oil and Gas Association, said. "With that production, over $3.5 million in severance tax was generated for state and local governments."
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