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

Update for Chesapeake Energy Royalty Owners

Senators Urge Governor to Rescind RGGI Order

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, April 6, 2022 | 9:30 a.m. | Main Capitol, Room 461   [Read More]

 

JOINT HEARING – Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee AND Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee | Tuesday, March 29, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1   [Read More]

 

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee | Tuesday, January 25, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. | Room 8-EB, East Wing   [Read More]

 

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee | Tuesday, January 25, 2022 | 9:30 a.m. | Room 8-EB, East Wing   [Read More]

 

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee | December 8, 2021 at 10 a.m. | DCNR Tiadaghton District Office, Waterville, Lycoming County |   [Read More]

 

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee | Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 10 a.m. | University of the Sciences, Philadelphia |   [Read More]

News

Apr

06

2022

April 06, 2022

 

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy (ERE) Committee took action today on a proposed critical mineral impact study and a bill that redirects funding toward postmining water clean-up, Chairman Gene Yaw (R-23) said.   [Read More]

Mar

29

2022

March 29, 2022

Impartial analysis from the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) projects the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) could nearly quadruple new electricity costs for consumers, Sens. Gene Yaw (R-23) and John Yudichak (I-14) said today.   [Read More]

Mar

28

2022

March 28, 2022

Governor Wolf’s push for Pennsylvania to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) has been a bad deal from the start.   [Read More]

Mar

25

2022

March 25, 2022

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will hold a joint hearing with the Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee on Tuesday, March 29 at 10 a.m. to discuss the economic impacts of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).   [Read More]

Mar

16

2022

March 16, 2022

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will hold a joint hearing with the Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee on Monday, March 21 at 1 p.m. to discuss the economic impacts of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).   [Read More]

Jan

26

2022

January 26, 2022

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania routinely refuses to pay stormwater management fees owed on dozens of state-owned properties, leaving local taxpayers footing the bill to the tune of millions of dollars, said Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]