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 | 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]

 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | September 24, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. | Senate Majority Caucus Room |     [Read More]

News

May

28

2020

May 28, 2020

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, in cooperation with Penn’s Northeast, the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce and the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce hosted a Think About Energy Briefing webinar on Thursday May 28, 2020.   [Read More]

May

26

2020

May 26, 2020

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, will join fellow Sen. John Yudichak (I-14), as well as Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry President and CEO Gene Barr for the next “Think About Energy” virtual briefing.   [Read More]

May

22

2020

May 22, 2020

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, issued the following statement today in response to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) rejection of the Williams’ 400-MMcfd Transco Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) project.   [Read More]

Apr

23

2020

April 23, 2020

At the request of Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41), Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) and Sen. Dave Argall (R-29), eighteen members of the Pennsylvania Senate Republican Caucus, including party leaders, signed on to a letter this week urging Governor Tom Wolf to rescind an Executive Order instructing the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a compact between several Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states that impose a carbon tax on electricity production and require fossil fuel generation to purchase allowances.   [Read More]

Apr

15

2020

April 15, 2020

ennsylvania state Sen. Gene Yaw, Chair of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, today talked with members of the Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team (GPEAT) during a LIVE virtual meeting.    [Read More]

Feb

06

2020

February 06, 2020