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

Feb

06

2020

February 06, 2020

Feb

04

2020

February 04, 2020

Responding to Governor Tom Wolf’s budget address today, State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee, announced his intention to hold a series of public hearings in Harrisburg and around the Commonwealth to hear from impacted plant owners and labor forces, host communities and other stakeholders, like local governments and fuel suppliers, and to solicit input on legislation like Senate Bill 950 (Sen. Pittman) and House Bill 2025 (Rep. Struzzi) that would underscore the General Assembly’s exclusive legislative authority to impose a carbon tax on any type of industrial emissions:   [Read More]

Jan

29

2020

January 29, 2020

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee and the Senate Transportation Committee held a joint public hearing today in Harrisburg to hear testimony on the potential impacts of Pennsylvania’s participation in the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI), according to committee chairs Gene Yaw (R-23) and Kim Ward (R-39), respectively.   [Read More]

Jan

24

2020

January 24, 2020

The state Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee, chaired by Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) and the Senate Transportation Committee, chaired by Sen. Kim Ward (R-39), will hold a joint public hearing next week on Pennsylvania’s participation in a multi-state plan aimed at lowering greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector.   [Read More]

Jan

09

2020

January 09, 2020

Jan

02

2020

January 02, 2020

The state Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee will hold a discussion next week on Pennsylvania’s efforts to curb Chesapeake Bay pollution, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chair of the Committee.   [Read More]