Committee Members

Republican

Gene Yaw, Chair
Joe Pittman, Vice Chair
Jake Corman, ex-officio
Ryan Aument
Scott Hutchinson
Scott Martin
Elder Vogel

Democrat

Carolyn Comitta, Minority Chair
Lisa Boscola
Katie Muth
Steve Santarsiero

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 | Wednesday, February 3, 2021 | Off the Floor | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

 
 

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]

News

Feb

25

2021

February 25, 2021

“The DRBC ban is not just an assault on a highly regulated industry that employs thousands of Pennsylvanians, but it’s another example of neighboring state’s dictating our energy policy,” Senator Gene Yaw said.   [Read More]

Feb

03

2021

February 03, 2021

 

In a party-line vote, the state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), today approved sending a letter to the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) urging its review of concerns expressed by numerous commentators, including those from organized labor leaders, business leaders and elected officials over the past year who have weighed in against the “CO2 Budget Trading Program,” proposed regulation – #7-559 (IRRC #3274).   [Read More]

Dec

10

2020

December 10, 2020

Pennsylvania state Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee during the 2019-2020 legislative session, issued the following statement today:   [Read More]

Dec

07

2020

December 07, 2020

In recent correspondence to U.S. Senate and House members and staff, Pennsylvania state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the tri-state Chesapeake Bay Commission (CBC), urged support for $90.5 million in funding for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Chesapeake Bay Program.    [Read More]

Dec

03

2020

December 03, 2020

“As someone who has lived in rural Pennsylvania my entire life, I am well-aware of the concerns expressed by counties and municipalities on the importance of flood mitigation and infrastructure improvement.    [Read More]

Oct

16

2020

October 16, 2020