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Apr

16

2021

April 16, 2021

Additional acres of farmland in the 23rd Senate District will be protected for future generations following today’s approval of the purchase of conservation easements by the state Agricultural Land Preservation Board, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Apr

08

2021

April 08, 2021

 

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee on Tuesday held a briefing on the ‘State of the Chesapeake Bay’ with staff from the Chesapeake Bay Commission and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) participating.     [Read More]

Apr

08

2021

April 08, 2021

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) has reintroduced legislation to increase conservation and technical assistance for farmers in order to further reduce pollution impacts on local creeks and streams.   [Read More]

Apr

08

2021

April 08, 2021

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, is introducing the Solar Environmental Justice Act, which prohibits state taxpayer dollars or tax credits from being utilized to purchase solar panels and related components manufactured or assembled outside the United States.   [Read More]

Apr

08

2021

April 08, 2021

 

Changing the definition of Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) can have important financial implications for many Pennsylvania municipalities in terms of federal reimbursements for health care, funding for housing, and investments in transportation.   [Read More]

Apr

08

2021

April 08, 2021

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) has reintroduced legislation to increase conservation and technical assistance for farmers in order to further reduce pollution impacts on local creeks and streams.   [Read More]

Apr

06

2021

April 06, 2021

Three Senate Republicans are pushing for increased funding towards clean water initiatives through the most recent federal stimulus payment to the Commonwealth.    [Read More]

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.   [Read More]

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