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]

Feb

04

2020

February 04, 2020

Responding to Governor Tom Wolf’s budget address today, State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee, announced his intention to hold a series of public hearings in Harrisburg and around the Commonwealth to hear from impacted plant owners and labor forces, host communities and other stakeholders, like local governments and fuel suppliers, and to solicit input on legislation like Senate Bill 950 (Sen. Pittman) and House Bill 2025 (Rep. Struzzi) that would underscore the General Assembly’s exclusive legislative authority to impose a carbon tax on any type of industrial emissions: [Read More]

Jan

29

2020

January 29, 2020

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee and the Senate Transportation Committee held a joint public hearing today in Harrisburg to hear testimony on the potential impacts of Pennsylvania’s participation in the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI), according to committee chairs Gene Yaw (R-23) and Kim Ward (R-39), respectively. [Read More]