Thursday, April 7, 2016

April 12: Senate Committee Considers Drilling Regs, Bill To Delay Clean Power Plan

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee is scheduled to meet April 12 to vote on sending correspondence to the IRRC on DEP’s Chapter 78 (conventional) and 78a (unconventional) final drilling regulations.
Also scheduled to be considered is Senate Bill 1011 (Hutchinson-R-Venango) killing DEP’s final drilling regulations covering conventional oil and gas wells and starting the rulemaking process over and Senate Bill 1195 (White-R-Indiana) (not yet online) to further delay a Pennsylvania plan for meeting EPA’s Clean Power Climate Plan rule.
 The Committee will be joined by the Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee to hear a presentation from the U.S. Geological Survey on monitoring results for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed from Douglas Moyer.  
The meeting will be held in Room 8E-A East Wing starting at 11:00. Click Here to check if the meeting will be webcast.
Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Lycoming) serves as Majority Chair of the Committee and can be contacted by sending email to:   Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne) serves as Minority Chair and can be contacted by sending email to:
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