Committee Members

Republican

Gene Yaw, Chair
Joe Pittman, Vice Chair
Joe Scarnati, ex-officio
Camera Bartolotta
Scott Hutchinson
Scott Martin

Democrat

Steve Santarsiero, Minority Chair
Andrew Dinniman
Daylin Leach
Anthony Williams

Independent

John Yudichak

2019-20 Proposed DEP Budget Summary

Testimony of Patrick McDonnell, Secretary
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Governor’s Proposal Fiscal Year 2019-20 Budget

2019-20 Proposed DCNR Budget Summary

Testimony of Cindy Adams Dunn, Secretary
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Governor’s Proposal Fiscal Year 2019-20 Budget

Committee Schedule, Votes and Bills

Meetings and Hearings

 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | June 23, 2020 | 10 am | Off the Floor (Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | February 5, 2020 | 9:30 a.m. | Main Capitol, Room 461 |     [Read More]

 

JOINT HEARING - Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee AND Senate Transportation Committee | January 29, 2020 | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]

 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | January 8, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. | Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex     [Read More]

 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | November 19, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. | Main Capitol, Room 461 |     [Read More]

 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | October 22, 2019 | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B |     [Read More]

News

Aug

07

2020

August 07, 2020

State Senators Steve Santarsiero (D-10) and Gene Yaw (R-23), as chairs of the Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, sent a letter to all members of the Pennsylvania Congressional Delegation requesting dedicated federal funding in the next stimulus bill, for the purpose of plugging abandoned and orphaned conventional oil and gas wells across the Commonwealth.   [Read More]

Aug

06

2020

August 06, 2020

Aug

01

2020

August 01, 2020

Jul

29

2020

July 29, 2020

Correspondence supporting Pennsylvania’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), as well as opposition to legislation requiring legislative oversight of the RGGI plan, have now been called into question as having a direct connection to ICF International Inc., a Fairfax, Virginia-based global consulting and technology services company employed by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to study Pennsylvania’s potential participation in RGGI, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2020

June 22, 2020

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will hold a hearing on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at 10AM, via Zoom.   [Read More]

Jun

16

2020

June 16, 2020

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will hold a hearing on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at 10AM, via Zoom.   [Read More]