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]

Apr

23

2020

April 23, 2020

At the request of Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41), Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) and Sen. Dave Argall (R-29), eighteen members of the Pennsylvania Senate Republican Caucus, including party leaders, signed on to a letter this week urging Governor Tom Wolf to rescind an Executive Order instructing the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a compact between several Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states that impose a carbon tax on electricity production and require fossil fuel generation to purchase allowances. [Read More]

Apr

15

2020

April 15, 2020

ennsylvania state Sen. Gene Yaw, Chair of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, today talked with members of the Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team (GPEAT) during a LIVE virtual meeting.  [Read More]