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]

May

25

2021

May 25, 2021

Calling a Senate Democrat legislative wish list - based on last year’s Statewide Investigating Grand Jury Report on fracking in Pennsylvania - an effort to “peddle misinformation,” PA state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, issued the following statement: [Read More]

May

10

2021

May 10, 2021

The Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee, Chaired by Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) and the Senate Local Government Committee, Chaired by Senator Cris Dush, will hold a joint committee hearing on Tuesday, May 11, to discuss Senate Bill 275, which would bar cities or towns from restricting types of energy sources in housing and commercial developments. [Read More]

May

07

2021

May 07, 2021

The Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, Chaired by Senator Elder Vogel (R-47) and the Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee, Chaired by Senator Gene Yaw (R-23)  will hold a joint committee hearing on Wednesday, May 12, to discuss Senate Bill 284 (Bonding of Solar and Wind Installations).  The hearing will be held at 9 […] [Read More]

Apr

27

2021

April 27, 2021

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (ERE) today approved a bill that would require legislative authorization of the Governor’s proposal to have Pennsylvania join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), or other taxation schemes, according to Sen. Gene Yaw, Majority Chairman. [Read More]

Apr

27

2021

April 27, 2021

PA Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee Chairman Gene Yaw (R-23) will convene a voting meeting on Senate Bill 119, PN 125 (Pittman) - Requiring Legislative Approval for Imposing a Carbon Tax on Tuesday, April 27, at 12:30 PM [Read More]

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]