Committee Members

Republican

Gene Yaw, Chair
Joe Pittman, Vice Chair
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 | 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

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

Oct

16

2020

October 16, 2020

IRRC Comments: Proposed Rulemaking: Water Quality Standards for Manganese and Implementation (7-553)   [Read More]

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]