Act 13 Programs

Marcellus Legacy Fund

The Marcellus Legacy Fund was created by Act 13 of 2012 to provide for the distribution of unconventional gas well impact fees to counties, municipalities and commonwealth agencies. Pursuant to Section 2315 (a) (6) (i) of the Act, a portion of the fee revenue will be transferred to the Commonwealth Financing Authority for statewide initiatives that will include abandoned mine drainage abatement; abandoned well plugging; sewage treatment; greenways, trails and recreation; baseline water quality data; watershed restoration; and flood control.


Applications will be accepted between February 1, 2019 and May 31, 2019. Eligible applicants with questions should call 717.787.6245.

Abandoned Mine Drainage Abatement & Treatment Program (AMDATP)

Baseline Water Quality Data Program (BWQDP)

Flood Mitigation Program (FMP)

Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program (GTRP)

Orphan or Abandoned Well Plugging Program (OAWP)

Sewage Facilities Program (SFP)

Watershed Restoration Protection Program (WRPP)