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Yaw Blasts Panel Vote to Raise Consumer Electric Rates, Send Jobs Out of PA

July 13, 2021
State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, issued the following statement criticizing the Environmental Quality Board’s (EQB) vote to approve Governor Wolf’s plan for Pennsylvania to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a consortium of states that impose a carbon tax on electricity production and require fossil fuel generators to purchase allowances.   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 717, SB 718, SB 765, and SR 139

June 21, 2021
Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Wednesday, June 23, 2021  9:30 a.m. | Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation |   [Read More]

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Sen. Yaw Welcomes Rev. Glen Bayly to Capitol for Senate Invocation

June 17, 2021
Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) welcomed the Rev. Glen Bayly and his wife Darlene of Union County to the state Capitol on Tuesday.   [Read More]

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Sen. Yaw: Senate Approves Bill Requiring Legislative Approval for Joining RGGI

June 15, 2021
The state Senate yesterday (June 14) approved, by a solid 35-15 bipartisan, veto-proof vote, a bill that would require Legislative approval of the Governor’s proposal to have Pennsylvania join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). Yaw AUDIO   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 284, SB 302, and SB 545

June 14, 2021
Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 12:30 pm | Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation |   [Read More]

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Senate Agriculture Committee Approves Yaw Conservation Assistance Bill

June 07, 2021
Legislation creating a new Agricultural Conservation Assistance Program was unanimously approved today by the Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) who prime sponsored the bill. Listen   [Read More]

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Public hearing to SB 275 (Energy Choice Legislation)

May 10, 2021
Joint Hearing Senate Local Government and Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | 10 a.m. | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

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Public hearing to discuss SB 284 – bonding of solar and wind installations

May 07, 2021
Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs and Environmental Resources and Energy Committees | Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | 9:00 a.m. | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

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Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, Chesapeake Bay Foundation Endorse Senator Yaw’s Ag Conservation Bill

April 26, 2021
During a news conference today at Flinchbaugh’s Orchard & Farm Market in Hellam Township, York County, Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB) and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation voiced support for Senate Bill 465, legislation sponsored by state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

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Voting meeting to consider SB 119

April 26, 2021
Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 12:30 pm | Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation |     [Read More]

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Sen. Yaw Honors County Conservation Districts

April 26, 2021
The state Senate this week recognized April 18th-24th, 2021, as “Conservation District Week” in Pennsylvania, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), who sponsored a Senate Resolution, along with Sen. Elder Vogel (R-47).   [Read More]

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Public hearing on Alternate Septic Systems – Act 34 Implementation

April 23, 2021
JOINT HEARING – Senate AND House Environmental Resources & Energy Committees | April 27, 2021 at 9 a.m. | Irvis Office Building, Room 523 |     [Read More]