Jan

25

2022

January 25, 2022

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee approved four bills Tuesday that would update Pennsylvania’s existing environmental regulations and offer a solution to plug the state’s abandoned oil and gas wells, said Chairman Gene Yaw (R-23). [Read More]

Dec

01

2021

December 01, 2021

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Majority Chairman, and Sen. Carolyn Comitta (D-19), Minority Chairwoman, will hold a briefing of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee on Wednesday, December 8th, 2021 at 10AM to discuss the Tiadaghton State Forest ATV Pilot Connector plan by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR).  [Read More]

Nov

17

2021

November 17, 2021

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee hosted a hearing Wednesday to discuss the ongoing remediation of the former Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery. [Read More]

Oct

05

2021

October 05, 2021

The Environmental Resources & Energy (ERE) Committee and the Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development (CERD) Committee held a joint hearing Monday to examine the consumer and economic impacts of failing to invest in the state’s natural gas infrastructure. [Read More]

Oct

01

2021

October 01, 2021

The Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development (CERD) Committee and the Environmental Resources & Energy (ERE) Committee will hold a joint hearing Monday to examine the consumer and economic impacts of failing to invest in the state’s natural gas infrastructure. [Read More]

Sep

29

2021

September 29, 2021

(HARRISBURG) – The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy (ERE) Committee today approved three bills designed to create significant environmental programs and increase the transparency for lease agreements with natural gas operators. “Today’s actions will have a generational affect,” said Senator Yaw, chair of the ERE committee. “By establishing these two funds, we will ensure an […] [Read More]

Sep

27

2021

September 27, 2021

PA Senate Environmental Resources and Energy (ERE) Committee Majority Chairman Gene Yaw (R-23) will convene a voting meeting of the Committee to consider bills. [Read More]

Sep

14

2021

September 14, 2021

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee today voted to disapprove a Wolf Administration regulation that imposes a tax on Pennsylvania energy producers by entering the state into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), chairman of the committee. [Read More]

Sep

13

2021

September 13, 2021

Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee, has called a voting meeting to consider a concurrent resolution disapproving of the Environmental Quality Board's Reg #7-559 (IRRC #3274) regarding a CO2 Budget Trading Program (RGGI). [Read More]

Sep

02

2021

September 02, 2021

The commission charged with reviewing proposed state regulations and rules today (September 1) approved a regulation that would implement the Governor’s unilateral mandate that Pennsylvania join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), according to Senators Gene Yaw and Joe Pittman. [Read More]