Environmental Resources & Energy Committee Senator Gene Yaw, Chair

 
October 27, 2022

Yaw: LNG Exports Critical in Preventing Emissions Backslide

America must boost liquified natural gas (LNG) exports in the coming decade to prevent a reversal of the monumental emissions reductions we’ve achieved over the last 20 years, said Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).  [Read More]

*Media Advisory* Senate ERE Committee Will Examine Role of LNG in Strengthening American Energy Security on the World Stage
October 26, 2022

*Media Advisory* Senate ERE Committee Will Examine Role of LNG in Strengthening American Energy Security on the World Stage

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee scheduled a hearing for Thursday, Oct. 27 in Philadelphia to discuss the pivotal role of liquified natural gas (LNG) in strengthening American energy security globally.  [Read More]

Yaw: Senate ERE Committee OKs Bill Prioritizing Fairness in Impact Fee Distribution, Stream Maintenance Package
October 19, 2022

Yaw: Senate ERE Committee OKs Bill Prioritizing Fairness in Impact Fee Distribution, Stream Maintenance Package

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee approved a slate of bills this week that prioritize fairness in the distribution of drilling impact fees and bolster stream maintenance measures in Pennsylvania, said Chairman Gene Yaw (R-23).  [Read More]

***Media Advisory*** Senate ERE Committee Schedules Voting Meeting for Tuesday, Oct. 18
October 17, 2022

***Media Advisory*** Senate ERE Committee Schedules Voting Meeting for Tuesday, Oct. 18

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will convene Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 9:30 a.m. to consider the following legislation:  [Read More]

***Media Advisory*** Joint Hearing to Explore Importance of Pennsylvania Waterways to Energy and Economic Development
October 11, 2022

***Media Advisory*** Joint Hearing to Explore Importance of Pennsylvania Waterways to Energy and Economic Development

A joint Senate hearing scheduled for Friday, Oct. 14 will delve into the significance of Pennsylvania’s waterways to energy and economic development, said Sens. Gene Yaw (R-23) and Camera Bartolotta (R-46). Watch Live  [Read More]

 
September 19, 2022

Yaw: Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Shows Promise in Pennsylvania

Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) said an informational briefing today about Pennsylvania’s potential as a carbon capture, utilization and storage hub left him feeling optimistic about the potential of this technology.  [Read More]

Media Advisory – Informational Hearing to Discuss Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage
September 16, 2022

Media Advisory – Informational Hearing to Discuss Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will convene Monday, Sept. 19 at 10 a.m. to discuss carbon capture, utilization and storage.   [Read More]

Media Advisory – Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee Meeting Scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 7
September 6, 2022

Media Advisory – Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee Meeting Scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 7

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will convene on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 9:30 a.m. to consider sending a letter of disapproval to the Independent Regulatory Review Commission regarding a pending regulation on manganese levels in streams.  [Read More]

Yaw: Senate ERE Committee Approves Grant Program to Plug Orphaned Wells
June 30, 2022

Yaw: Senate ERE Committee Approves Grant Program to Plug Orphaned Wells

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]

 
April 6, 2022

Senate ERE Committee Approves Mineral Impact Study, Bill to Redirect Funds to Postmining Water Clean-Up

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]

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