Apr

05

2021

April 05, 2021

The Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will hold a virtual informational briefing on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, beginning at 10AM, to examine the state of the Chesapeake Bay. WATCH LIVE [Read More]

Mar

22

2021

March 22, 2021

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, today remarked on the Wolf Administration’s so-called “clean” energy initiative that will seek to produce nearly 50 percent of state government’s electricity through seven new solar energy arrays, totaling 191-Megawatts (MW) to be built in Columbia, Juniata, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, and York counties. [Read More]

Mar

11

2021

March 11, 2021

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) this week chaired an informational briefing  on the deployment and utilization of carbon dioxide management technologies in Pennsylvania. [Read More]

Mar

08

2021

March 08, 2021

The Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will hold a virtual informational briefing on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, beginning at 10AM, to examine the deployment and utilization of carbon dioxide management technologies. Watch Live [Read More]

Feb

25

2021

February 25, 2021

“The DRBC ban is not just an assault on a highly regulated industry that employs thousands of Pennsylvanians, but it’s another example of neighboring state’s dictating our energy policy,” Senator Gene Yaw said. [Read More]

Feb

03

2021

February 03, 2021

In a party-line vote, the state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), today approved sending a letter to the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) urging its review of concerns expressed by numerous commentators, including those from organized labor leaders, business leaders and elected officials over the past year who have weighed in against the “CO2 Budget Trading Program,” proposed regulation - #7-559 (IRRC #3274). [Read More]

Dec

10

2020

December 10, 2020

Pennsylvania state Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee during the 2019-2020 legislative session, issued the following statement today: [Read More]

Dec

07

2020

December 07, 2020

In recent correspondence to U.S. Senate and House members and staff, Pennsylvania state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the tri-state Chesapeake Bay Commission (CBC), urged support for $90.5 million in funding for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Chesapeake Bay Program.  [Read More]

Dec

03

2020

December 03, 2020

“As someone who has lived in rural Pennsylvania my entire life, I am well-aware of the concerns expressed by counties and municipalities on the importance of flood mitigation and infrastructure improvement.  [Read More]

Oct

16

2020

October 16, 2020