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

 

Joint Hearing Senate Local Government and Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | 10 a.m. | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

 

Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs and Environmental Resources and Energy Committees | Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | 9:00 a.m. | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 12:30 pm | Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation |     [Read More]

 

JOINT HEARING – Senate AND House Environmental Resources & Energy Committees | April 27, 2021 at 9 a.m. | Irvis Office Building, Room 523 |     [Read More]

 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Tuesday, April 6, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. | Virtual Participation via Zoom |     [Read More]

 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 10 am | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation)     [Read More]

News

May

10

2021

May 10, 2021

The Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee, Chaired by Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) and the Senate Local Government Committee, Chaired by Senator Cris Dush, will hold a joint committee hearing on Tuesday, May 11, to discuss Senate Bill 275, which would bar cities or towns from restricting types of energy sources in housing and commercial developments.   [Read More]

May

07

2021

May 07, 2021

The Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, Chaired by Senator Elder Vogel (R-47) and the Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee, Chaired by Senator Gene Yaw (R-23)  will hold a joint committee hearing on Wednesday, May 12, to discuss Senate Bill 284 (Bonding of Solar and Wind Installations).  The hearing will be held at 9 […]   [Read More]

Apr

27

2021

April 27, 2021

 

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (ERE) today approved a bill that would require legislative authorization of the Governor’s proposal to have Pennsylvania join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), or other taxation schemes, according to Sen. Gene Yaw, Majority Chairman.   [Read More]

Apr

27

2021

April 27, 2021

PA Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee Chairman Gene Yaw (R-23) will convene a voting meeting on Senate Bill 119, PN 125 (Pittman) – Requiring Legislative Approval for Imposing a Carbon Tax on Tuesday, April 27, at 12:30 PM   [Read More]

Apr

08

2021

April 08, 2021

 

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee on Tuesday held a briefing on the ‘State of the Chesapeake Bay’ with staff from the Chesapeake Bay Commission and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) participating.     [Read More]

Apr

05

2021

April 05, 2021

The Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will hold a virtual informational briefing on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, beginning at 10AM, to examine the state of the Chesapeake Bay. WATCH LIVE   [Read More]