Sep

03

2020

September 03, 2020

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee today held a voting meeting to consider and report five bills to the full Senate.  Lawmakers advanced legislation Thursday that creates the Pennsylvania Carbon Dioxide Cap and Trade Authorization Act.  Senate Bill 950 and House Bill 2025 clarifies that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) […] [Read More]

Aug

12

2020

August 12, 2020

The Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee will be holding a public hearing – Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 1PM - to further examine the economic and employment impacts of Pennsylvania’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). [Read More]

Aug

07

2020

August 07, 2020

State Senators Steve Santarsiero (D-10) and Gene Yaw (R-23), as chairs of the Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, sent a letter to all members of the Pennsylvania Congressional Delegation requesting dedicated federal funding in the next stimulus bill, for the purpose of plugging abandoned and orphaned conventional oil and gas wells across the Commonwealth. [Read More]

Jul

29

2020

July 29, 2020

Correspondence supporting Pennsylvania’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), as well as opposition to legislation requiring legislative oversight of the RGGI plan, have now been called into question as having a direct connection to ICF International Inc., a Fairfax, Virginia-based global consulting and technology services company employed by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to study Pennsylvania’s potential participation in RGGI, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee. [Read More]

Jun

22

2020

June 22, 2020

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will hold a hearing on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at 10AM, via Zoom. [Read More]

Jun

16

2020

June 16, 2020

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will hold a hearing on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at 10AM, via Zoom. [Read More]

Jun

04

2020

June 04, 2020

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, issued the following statement today in response to the Trump Administration’s final regulations regarding Section 401 of the federal Clean Water Act. [Read More]

May

28

2020

May 28, 2020

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, in cooperation with Penn’s Northeast, the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce and the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce hosted a Think About Energy Briefing webinar on Thursday May 28, 2020. [Read More]

May

26

2020

May 26, 2020

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, will join fellow Sen. John Yudichak (I-14), as well as Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry President and CEO Gene Barr for the next “Think About Energy” virtual briefing. [Read More]

May

22

2020

May 22, 2020

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, issued the following statement today in response to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) rejection of the Williams’ 400-MMcfd Transco Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) project. [Read More]