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, 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]

 

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]

News

Jul

13

2021

July 13, 2021

 

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, issued the following statement criticizing the Environmental Quality Board’s (EQB) vote to approve Governor Wolf’s plan for Pennsylvania to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a consortium of states that impose a carbon tax on electricity production and require fossil fuel generators to purchase allowances.   [Read More]

Jun

23

2021

June 23, 2021

The Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee today approved three measures designed to streamline government, according to committee Chairman Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Jun

15

2021

June 15, 2021

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee today approved three bills sponsored by committee chairman Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Jun

07

2021

June 07, 2021

Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee Chairman Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) on Wednesday toured the Shell petrochemical plant located in Beaver County.   [Read More]

May

25

2021

May 25, 2021

Calling a Senate Democrat legislative wish list – based on last year’s Statewide Investigating Grand Jury Report on fracking in Pennsylvania – an effort to “peddle misinformation,” PA state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, issued the following statement:   [Read More]

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]