Sep

19

2022

September 19, 2022

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]

Sep

16

2022

September 16, 2022

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]

Sep

06

2022

September 06, 2022

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]

Jun

30

2022

June 30, 2022

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]

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]