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]

Mar

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]

Mar

16

2022

March 16, 2022

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will hold a joint hearing with the Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee on Monday, March 21 at 1 p.m. to discuss the economic impacts of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). [Read More]

Jan

26

2022

January 26, 2022

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania routinely refuses to pay stormwater management fees owed on dozens of state-owned properties, leaving local taxpayers footing the bill to the tune of millions of dollars, said Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23). [Read More]

Jan

25

2022

January 25, 2022

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee approved four bills Tuesday that would update Pennsylvania’s existing environmental regulations and offer a solution to plug the state’s abandoned oil and gas wells, said Chairman Gene Yaw (R-23). [Read More]

Dec

01

2021

December 01, 2021

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Majority Chairman, and Sen. Carolyn Comitta (D-19), Minority Chairwoman, will hold a briefing of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee on Wednesday, December 8th, 2021 at 10AM to discuss the Tiadaghton State Forest ATV Pilot Connector plan by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR).  [Read More]

Nov

17

2021

November 17, 2021

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee hosted a hearing Wednesday to discuss the ongoing remediation of the former Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery. [Read More]

Oct

05

2021

October 05, 2021

The Environmental Resources & Energy (ERE) Committee and the Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development (CERD) Committee held a joint hearing Monday to examine the consumer and economic impacts of failing to invest in the state’s natural gas infrastructure. [Read More]