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 | Tuesday, September 28, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. | NOB, Hearing Room #1   [Read More]

 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Tuesday, September 14, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |   [Read More]

 

The Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) will meet at 10 a.m., Wednesday, September 1, in Harrisburg to consider the Governor’s mandate that Pennsylvania join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), according to Senator Joe Pittman.   [Read More]

 

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee | Wednesday, August 18 at 10 a.m. | Main Capitol, Room 461 |   | Read Letter   [Read More]

 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Wednesday, June 23, 2021  9:30 a.m. | Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation |   [Read More]

 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 12:30 pm | Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation |   [Read More]

News

Sep

27

2021

September 27, 2021

PA Senate Environmental Resources and Energy (ERE) Committee Majority Chairman Gene Yaw (R-23) will convene a voting meeting of the Committee to consider bills.   [Read More]

Sep

14

2021

September 14, 2021

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee today voted to disapprove a Wolf Administration regulation that imposes a tax on Pennsylvania energy producers by entering the state into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), chairman of the committee.   [Read More]

Sep

13

2021

September 13, 2021

Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee, has called a voting meeting to consider a concurrent resolution disapproving of the Environmental Quality Board’s Reg #7-559 (IRRC #3274) regarding a CO2 Budget Trading Program (RGGI).   [Read More]

Sep

02

2021

September 02, 2021

The commission charged with reviewing proposed state regulations and rules today (September 1) approved a regulation that would implement the Governor’s unilateral mandate that Pennsylvania join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), according to Senators Gene Yaw and Joe Pittman.   [Read More]

Aug

18

2021

August 18, 2021

 

The Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), today approved sending a letter urging the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) to disapprove the “CO2 Budget Trading Program,” proposed regulation – #7-559 (IRRC #3274).   | The letter   [Read More]

Aug

17

2021

August 17, 2021

WHAT: Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee, has called a voting meeting to consider a letter to the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) disapproving of Reg #7-559 regarding a CO2 Budget Trading Program (also known as “RGGI”). WHEN: Wednesday, August 18, 2021 – 10AM-11AM. WHERE:  Room 461, Main […]   [Read More]