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

 

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]

 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 10 a.m. | Virtual Participation |     [Read More]

 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Wednesday, February 3, 2021 | Off the Floor | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

 
 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy | Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 11:30 (Senate Chamber and Remote Participation) |     [Read More]

News

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]

Mar

22

2021

March 22, 2021

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, today remarked on the Wolf Administration’s so-called “clean” energy initiative that will seek to produce nearly 50 percent of state government’s electricity through seven new solar energy arrays, totaling 191-Megawatts (MW) to be built in Columbia, Juniata, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, and York counties.   [Read More]

Mar

11

2021

March 11, 2021

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) this week chaired an informational briefing  on the deployment and utilization of carbon dioxide management technologies in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Mar

08

2021

March 08, 2021

The Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will hold a virtual informational briefing on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, beginning at 10AM, to examine the deployment and utilization of carbon dioxide management technologies. Watch Live   [Read More]

Feb

25

2021

February 25, 2021

“The DRBC ban is not just an assault on a highly regulated industry that employs thousands of Pennsylvanians, but it’s another example of neighboring state’s dictating our energy policy,” Senator Gene Yaw said.   [Read More]