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]

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]