Wednesday, April 20, 2022

House Environmental Committee Meets April 26 To Consider Solar/Wind Energy Bonding, Windmill Interference Bills

House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee is scheduled to hold a meeting April 26 to consider legislation on decommissioning solar and wind energy facilities and protecting military facilities from windmill interference.
The legislation includes--

-- Solar/Wind Energy Facility Decommissioning: House Bill 2104 (Rapp-R-Forest) setting statewide bonding and decommissioning requirements for solar and wind energy facilities.  The bill also preempts local governments from adopting their own regulations.

-- Prohibit Wind Energy Interference With Military Facilities: House Bill 2367 (Mako-R-Northampton) prohibiting the construction of wind energy facilities that negatively affect military installation’s airspace, flight paths or training.

The meeting will be held in Room G-50 of the Irvis Building starting at the Call of the Chair-- sometime after the House convenes.  Click Here to watch online.

Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) serves as Majority Chair of the House Environmental Committee and can be contacted by calling 717-783-1707 or sending email to: Rep. Greg Vitali (D-Delaware) serves as Minority Chair and can be contacted by calling 717-787-7647 or sending email to:

Related Articles:

-- House Environmental Committee To Hold April 25 Info. Meeting On Republican Package Of Bills Attempting To Address Local Flooding 

-- Senate Passes Heavily Amended Senate Bill 284 To Set Decommissioning Rules For Utility-Scale Solar Energy Facilities

[Posted: April 20, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

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