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Past Meetings & Hearings

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Meeting to consider SB 832; and the nominations to the Environmental Hearing Board: Paul Bruder and Maryanne Wesdock

Event Date: December 12
Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Room 8E-A, East Wing
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Joint public hearing with the Ohio Public Utilities Committee on Inter-State Relationships within PJM Grid

Event Date: November 2
Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | William Penn Omni Hotel, Lawrence Welk Room, Pittsburgh, PA
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Meeting to consider SB 265 and HB 1246

Event Date: October 24
Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Room 461, Main Capitol
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Informational meeting regarding updates from Project Canary

Event Date: October 17
Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Room 8E-A East Wing

News

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February 6, 2024

Yaw Raises Concerns Over Massive Spending Increase in Shapiro’s Budget, Failure to Acknowledge PA’s Energy Sector

Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) voiced concerns today about the excessive $3.2 billion increase in state spending in Gov. Josh Shapiro’s proposed 2024-25 state budget.  [Read More]

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December 12, 2023

Yaw: Senate ERE Committee Oks Bill to Create Independent Energy Office in Pennsylvania

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee today approved legislation to establish an Independent Energy Office (IEO) within the Commonwealth, according to Chairman Gene Yaw (R-23), sponsor of the measure.  [Read More]

Senate OKs Yaw Bills Addressing Stream Maintenance
November 13, 2023

Senate OKs Yaw Bills Addressing Stream Maintenance

The state Senate today approved two bills addressing stream maintenance and giving counties and municipalities greater flexibility in handling obstructions and flood-related hazards in local waterways, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), sponsor of the measures.  [Read More]

Pennsylvania, Ohio Legislators Hold Joint Hearing on Interstate Relationships within the PJM Grid
November 7, 2023

Pennsylvania, Ohio Legislators Hold Joint Hearing on Interstate Relationships within the PJM Grid

Members of the Pennsylvania Senate and the Ohio General Assembly convened in Pittsburgh last week for a joint public hearing on interstate relationships within the PJM grid, according to Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee chairman, Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).    [Read More]

Yaw Applauds Commonwealth Court Decision on RGGI
November 2, 2023

Yaw Applauds Commonwealth Court Decision on RGGI

Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) issued the following statement after the Commonwealth Court found that Pennsylvania’s entrance into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) may only be achieved through legislation duly enacted by the General Assembly.   [Read More]

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee has jurisdiction over matters relating to the management of Pennsylvania’s air, land and water. This includes the conservation, development, and planning of Pennsylvania’s natural resources; and the conservation, development, and planning of sources of energy.

The Committee oversees the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), and several boards, commissions and authorities.

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Main Capitol 362
Harrisburg, PA 17120-3013

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