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August 01, 2020

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July 31, 2020

Members of the Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee met in Butler County Thursday for a behind-the-scenes look at the next generation technologies associated with long lateral, high pressure and multi-natural gas well completions, during a tour of Deep Well Services (DWS).   [Read More]

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July 29, 2020

Correspondence supporting Pennsylvania’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), as well as opposition to legislation requiring legislative oversight of the RGGI plan, have now been called into question as having a direct connection to ICF International Inc., a Fairfax, Virginia-based global consulting and technology services company employed by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to study Pennsylvania’s potential participation in RGGI, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee.   [Read More]

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July 24, 2020

In a letter sent to Secretary Patrick McDonnell of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today, state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) questioned the impartiality of ICF International, Inc., a Fairfax, Virginia-based global consulting and technology services company employed by DEP to study Pennsylvania’s potential participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).   [Read More]

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July 15, 2020

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Rep. Garth Everett (R-84) and Rep. Jeff Wheeland (R-83) today applauded passage of a proposed constitutional amendment by the legislature that would limit the length of future emergency disaster declarations made by the governor, unless an extension is approved by the General Assembly.   [Read More]

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July 15, 2020

Applications are now being accepted for a tax credit program intended to support Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry by helping new farmers get established, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), who supported the legislation that created the initiative.   [Read More]

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July 15, 2020

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July 13, 2020

The state Senate approved bipartisan legislation today, 40-9, that could help create thousands of family-sustaining jobs, particularly in northeastern Pennsylvania, and provide a boost to Pennsylvania’s energy economy, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee.   [Read More]