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 | Monday, June 20, 2022 | 1:00 p.m. | Main Capitol, Room 461   [Read More]

 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Wednesday, June 8, 2022 | 9:30 a.m. | Main Capitol, Room 461   [Read More]

 

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]

News

Jun

30

2022

June 30, 2022

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee approved legislation today that creates a sustainable plan to cap some of Pennsylvania’s orphaned oil and gas wells, Chairman Gene Yaw (R-23) said.   [Read More]

Jun

08

2022

June 08, 2022

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]

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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]