Act 13 Shale disbursement figures released

Elk County and its 12 municipalities will benefit from over $1 million in funding from Act 13 Marcellus Shale Impact Fees and greenways funding.At the county level, the impact fees distributed totals $350,665.54 along with greenways funding totaling $30,233.25.The county commissioners in early May announced the establishment of a grant program designed for the redistribution of a portion of their allocation of the Act 13 Marcellus Shale Impact Fee for local projects.