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 | Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 11:30 (Senate Chamber and Remote Participation) |     [Read More]

 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | August 25, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. | Boilermakers Local Lodge #154, Pittsburgh (and Zoom) |     [Read More]

 

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]

News

Sep

03

2020

September 03, 2020

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee today held a voting meeting to consider and report five bills to the full Senate.  Lawmakers advanced legislation Thursday that creates the Pennsylvania Carbon Dioxide Cap and Trade Authorization Act.  Senate Bill 950 and House Bill 2025 clarifies that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) […]   [Read More]

Aug

28

2020

August 28, 2020

Senator Gene Yaw talks with Shawn Steffee, Business Agent for the Boilermakers Local 154 during a rally opposing Pennsylvania’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).   [Read More]

Aug

12

2020

August 12, 2020

The Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee will be holding a public hearing – Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 1PM - to further examine the economic and employment impacts of Pennsylvania’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).   [Read More]

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]

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]