PEC Bill Tracker

Here you’ll find information, analysis, important dates, and status updates on pending state legislation and regulation that affects environmental and conservation efforts in Pennsylvania.

Important Dates

  • May 23, 2017

    House Finance Committee Meeting

    Topic:

    Voting meeting on HB 966, HB 1285, HB 1390, HB 1406

    Location:

    9:00 a.m. - Room 60, East Wing Building (Harrisburg, PA)

    Related Legislation:

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  • May 24, 2017

    DCNR Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council Meeting

    Location:

    10:00 a.m. -- Room 105, Rachel Carson State Office Building, 400 Market Street (Harrisburg, PA)
    More Info
  • May 30, 2017

    DEP Climate Change Advisory Committee Meeting

    Location:

    10:00 a.m. - Room 105, Rachel Carson State Office Building (Harrisburg, PA)
    More Info
  • May 31, 2017

    DEP Aggregate Advisory Board Meeting

    Location:

    10:00 a.m. - 14th Floor Conference Room, Rachel Carson State Office Building, 400 Market Street (Harrisburg, PA)
    More Info

Additional Dates

Legislation

Bill Number Summary Current Status PEC Position/More Information Issue(s)
SB 658Designating the Eastern Hellbender as State AmphibianReferred to Senate State Government Committee (May 2, 2017)
HR 126Urging the City of Philadelphia to establish a year round tire removal program.Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 7, 2017)
HB 1009Release of Project 70 Restrictions on certain property in Westmoreland County.Referred to House State Government Committee (March 28, 2017)
HB 266Composition of municipal Uniform Construction Code (UCC) boards of appeal.Referred to Senate Labor and Industry Committee (April 6, 2017)
HB 571Notification to Residential Property Owners of Changes to Official FEMA Flood Plan MapReferred to House Local Government Committee (Feb 23, 2017)
HB 1030Allows Legislative Committees to terminate proposed rulemaking.Referred to House State Government Committee (March 30, 2017)
  • Administrative
HB 1194Composition of, and Guidelines for, the Pennsylvania Game CommissionReferred to House Game and Fisheries Committee (April 12, 2017)
  • Administrative
  • Game and Fisheries
SB 402Requires Erosion and Sedimentation Permit Approval when signed by a Licensed EngineerReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 27, 2017)
  • PEC Opposes this Legislation
  • Administrative
  • Water Quality
HB 911Increases General Assembly review of proposed regulations.Referred to State Government Committee (March 21, 2017)
  • Administrative
HB 146Provides for the General Assembly designees of Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin to have voting rights.Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Jan 23, 2017)
  • Administrative
  • Water Quality
SB 487Requiring DEP to establish a permit tracking system for applicants.Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 6, 2017)
  • Administrative
HB 1352Requires adoption of an alternative permit review process.Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (May 9, 2017)
  • Administrative
HB 1353Setting DEP response protocols for permit applications.Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (May 9, 2017)
  • Administrative
HB 1237Requires legislative approval of proposed regulations.Referred to House Commerce Committee (April 17, 2017)
  • Administrative
HB 640Merges PHMC and DCNRReferred to State Government Committee (Feb 27, 2017)
  • Administrative
HB 798Placing municipal water and sewer authorities under PUC jurisdictionReferred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (March 10, 2017)
  • Administrative
SB 30Authorizing the Fish & Boat Commission to Establish its own FeesReferred to House Game and Fisheries Committee (March 27, 2017)
  • Administrative
  • Fish and Wildlife
SB 32Redirects revenue received by DEP from oil and gas violation fees to the General Assembly's General FundReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Jan 12, 2017)
  • Administrative
  • Oil and Gas
SB 561Requires legislative approval of "economically significant" regulations.First Consideration (May 8, 2017)
  • Administrative
HB 1003Requiring DEP to publish a compendium of permits and processes.Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (March 28, 2017)
  • Administrative
HB 1101Authorizes Third Party PermittingReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 7, 2017)
  • Administrative
HB 1091Allows appeal for non-issuance of a permit within a certain timeframe.Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 7, 2017)
  • Administrative
HB 1090Establishing permit decision deadlines.Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 7, 2017)
  • Administrative
HB 1284Establishing an online permitting portal with DCEDReferred to House Commerce Committee (April 25, 2017)
  • Administrative
HR 284Resolution urging EPA to repeal the MS4 ProgramReferred to State Government Committee (April 25, 2017)
  • Administrative
  • Water Quality
SB 1256Requires DEP to transfer its permitting authority for agricultural projects to the State Conservation Commission Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (April 20, 2017)
  • Administrative
  • Agriculture
HB 587Requiring DEP to create and maintain a secure online permit tracking system.Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 23, 2017)
  • Administrative
HB 588Requires Erosion and Sedimentation Permit Approval when signed by a Licensed EngineerReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 23, 2017)
  • PEC Opposes this Legislation
  • Administrative
  • Water Quality
HB 1053Clean and Green Program; ComplianceReferred to House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee (April 3, 2017)
  • Agriculture
  • Conserved Land
HB 885Allowing trail access on state agricultural conservation easements.Referred to House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee (March 17, 2017)
  • PEC Supports this Legislation
  • Agriculture
  • Recreation
HB 187Allowing wind energy on Farmland PreservationReferred to Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee (May 15, 2017)
  • Agriculture Preservation
  • Renewable Energy
SB 175Limits DEP's ability to regulate air emissions from oil and gas operations.Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Jan 25, 2017)
  • Air Quality
  • Oil and Gas
HB 1306Providing for biodiesel content in heating oilReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (May 1, 2017)
  • Biofuels
HB 417Establishing water well construction standardsReferred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (Feb 8, 2017)
  • Drinking Water
HB 667Requiring more frequent testing for lead in water.Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (Feb 28, 2017)
  • Drinking Water
  • Public Health
SR 33Resolution to establish a Task Force on Lead.Reported from Committee as Amended (April 25, 2017)
  • Drinking Water
  • Public Health
HB 705Updating Environmental Standards for Drinking WaterReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (March 3, 2017)
  • Drinking Water
HB 776Exempts religious buildings from the Pennsylvania Safe Drinking Water ActReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (March 9, 2017)
  • Drinking Water
SB 405Creation of a Lead SuperfundReferred to Community, Economic, and Recreational Development Committee (March 24, 2017)
  • Drinking Water
SB 707Establishes ‘critical zones’ for surface water intakes and ‘wellhead protection areas’ for community groundwater wells.Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (May 12, 2017)
  • Drinking Water
  • Water Quality
SB 392Expanding DEP Water Quality Testing and ReportingReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 16, 2017)
  • Drinking Water
  • Oil & Gas
HB 596Water Well Drilling StandardsReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 23, 2017)
  • Drinking Water
  • Water Quality
HB 1178Establishing a High Performance Building Tax CreditReferred to House Finance Committee (April 12, 2017)
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Green Buildings
HB 1179Sustainable Development and Manufacturing Tax Credit PackageReferred to House Finance Committee (April 12, 2017)
  • Energy Efficiency
HB 1180Establishes an Energy-Star Tax Credit for Glass or Window Technology Referred to House Finance Committee (April 12, 2017)
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Green Buildings
HB 1181Establishes a Green Roof Tax CreditReferred to House Finance Committee (April 12, 2017)
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Green Buildings
HB 409Reforms Uniform Construction Code adoption process.Referred to Senate Labor and Industry Committee (May 4, 2017)
  • Energy Efficiency
SB 415Establishing energy and environmental standards for state buildings.Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 28, 2017)
  • Energy Efficiency
SB 441Providing for consumer "opt-out" of Act 129 smart meter usageReferred to Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (Feb 27, 2017)
  • Energy Efficiency
SB 442 Requiring consumer consent to share smart meter information with government agenciesReferred to Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (Feb 27, 2017)
  • Energy Efficiency
SB 443Repeal of Act 129 smart meter mandateReferred to Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (Feb 27, 2017)
  • Energy Efficiency
HB 162Requires development and publication of a Pennsylvania-specific Code Manuals with respect to Uniform Construction Code.Passed House (vote: 196-0) (March 20, 2017)
  • Energy Efficiency
SB 219Establishes a lending program for electricity metersReferred to Senate Education Committee (Jan 26, 2017)
  • Energy Efficiency
HB 1380Requiring separate review and adoption processes for commercial and residential building codes.Referred to House Labor and Industry Committee (March 18, 2017)
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Green Buildings
SB 234Establishes a Pennsylvania Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) ProgramReferred to Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee (Jan 31 2017)
  • Energy Efficiency
HB 996Implementation of a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program in Pennsylvania.Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 28, 2017)
  • PEC Supports this Legislation
  • Energy Efficiency
SB 269Amending the Pennsylvania Construction CodeRe-reported as committed (May 8, 2017)
  • Energy Efficiency
HB 609Providing for incremental increases in license and permit feesReferred to House Game and Fisheries Committee (Feb 24, 2017)
  • Fish and Wildlife
SB 124Increases fines and penalties for killing a bald or golden eagle in PennsylvaniaReferred to Senate Game and Fisheries Committee (Jan 20, 2017)
  • Fish and Wildlife
SB 460Allowing the Fish and Boat Commission to incrementally raise license fees.Referred to Senate Game and Fisheries Committee (Feb 28, 2017)
  • Fish and Wildlife
HB 675Providing an exemption from fishing license requirements for therapeutic recreation.Referred to Senate Game and Fisheries Committee (April 6, 2017)
  • Fish and Wildlife
HB 521Authorizing incremental increases fishing license fees.Referred to House Game and Fisheries Committee (Feb 15, 2017)
  • Fish and Wildlife
HB 729Creates a new Game Commission DistrictReferred to House Game and Fisheries Committee (March 7, 2017)
  • Fish and Wildlife
SB 192Authorizing the Game Commission to establish its own fees.Referred to House Game and Fisheries Committee (March 28, 2017)
  • Fish and Wildlife
HB 554Authorizes the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) to establish the fees charged by the agency.Referred to House Game and Fisheries Committee (Feb 17, 2017)
  • Fish and Wildlife
Senate Bill 720Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to provide for the right to hunt, fish and harvest game.Referred to Senate Game and Fisheries Committee (May 18, 2017)
  • Fish and Wildlife
HB 916Flood Protection; StormwaterLaid on the Table (House) (May 10, 2017)
  • Flood Protection
  • Stormwater
HB 767Flood insurance premium assistance program.Referred to House Insurance Committee (March 9, 2017)
  • Flooding
SB 722VW Environmental Mitigation Trust - Fund DistributionReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 19, 2017)
  • Fuel Efficiency
  • Transportation
HB 1390Eliminates sunset date on PIT tax checkoffs for the Wild Resource Conservation Fund ProgramLaid on the Table (House) (May 23, 2017)
  • Funding
HB 1398Expands hazardous substances under Pennsylvania’s Hazardous Sites Cleanup ActReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 18, 2017)
  • Hazardous Waste
SB 645Increasing fines for solid and hazardous waste violationsReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (April 20, 2017)
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Solid Waste
HB 431Establishes a private dam financial assurance program.Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 10, 2017)
  • Infrastructure
HB 290Natural Gas Vehicle Weight ExemptionReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (May 4, 2017)
  • Infrastructure
  • Oil & Gas
SB 567Control of noxious weeds and invasive species. Referred to Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee (April 5, 2017)
  • Invasive Species
HB 790Establishes the Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Act.Passed the House (194-0) (May 22, 2017)
  • Invasive Species
SB 303Transferring Project 70 restrictions between two distinct Berks County parcelsRemoved from Table (Senate) (May 8, 2017)
  • Land Conservation
SB 144Amends Act 537 to to allow the use of “alternative systems” for planning purposes throughout the Commonwealth.Re-reported from Senate Appropriations Committee as committed (May 22, 2017)
  • Land Use Planning
  • Sewage
HB 1052Establishes an Adopt-a-River ProgramReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 3, 2017)
  • Litter
SB 431Increases Fines for LitteringFirst Consideration (Senate) (May 10, 2017)
  • Littering
HB 104Transparency for municipal authority acquisitions; annual reporting requirements.Referred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (Jan 23, 2017)
  • Local Government
HB 1365Sewage Enforcement Officer Inspection FeesReferred to Local Government Committee (May 9, 2017)
  • Local Government
SB 624Restricts Clean Streams Law protections with respect to mining operations.Reported from Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee as committed (May 22, 2017)
  • Mining
  • Water Quality
HB 1333Allows prolonged cessation of mining operations.Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (May 5, 2017)
  • Mining
SB 646Removing recycling fee sunset for municipal waste landfills and resource recovery facilitiesRe-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (May 10, 2017)
  • Municipal Waste
  • Recycling
SB 335Requiring full disclosure of water quality testing resultsReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 15, 2017)
  • Oil & Gas
  • Private Drinking Water
HB 934Adding Natural Gas to PA Alternative Energy Portfolio StandardsReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (March 23, 2017)
  • Oil & Gas
  • Renewable Energy
SB 138Allows oil & gas lease royalty interest owners the opportunity to inspect records to verify proper payment.Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 2, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
SB 139Prohibits termination of an oil and gas lease when a landowner questions the accuracy of royalty paymentsReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 2, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
SB 140Requiring natural gas utilities to submit a plan to the PUC on how they intend to extend service to underserved areas.Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Jan 19 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 113Establishes a natural gas severance tax.Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Jan 23, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
  • Severance Tax
SB 141Requiring a Pugh Clause for natural gas developmentReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Jan 20, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
SB 142Authorizing company to company pooling of natural gas drillingReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Jan 20, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 91Allowing for landowner purchase of dormant oil and gas interests.Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Jan 23, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 107Authorizing cost recovery for expanding natural gas distribution systems to underserved areas.Referred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (Jan 23, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
  • Utilities
SR 104Resolution urging the Governor to end moratorium on leasing non-surface natural gas development on state forest land.Referred to Senat Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (May 4, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
  • State Parks and Forests
HB 696Establishes additional unconventional gas well location restrictions.Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 3, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
SB 486Reduces waste reporting requirements for Unconventional Oil and Gas OperationsReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (March 6, 2017)
  • PEC Opposes this Legislation
  • Oil and Gas
SB 488Extends PUC safety jurisdiction to Class 1 unconventional gathering lines.Referred to Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (March 6, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 1350Amends Oil and Gas Lease Act definitions of “Royalty” and “Wellhead”Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (May 8, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 695Seismic Testing and Drilling; Earthquake InsuranceReferred to House Insurance Committee (March 3, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 943Increasing bonding for unconventional oil and gas operations.Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (March 23, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 543Pipeline construction; conserved land standards.Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (Feb 17, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 1401Enacts a severance tax on natural gas development; includes funding for environmental programs.Referred to House Finance Committee (May 18, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 534Allocates 1% of fees collected by the Marcellus Legacy Fund for the pipeline mitigation.Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 17, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 536Requires pipeline operators to provide permit application notice to property owners.Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 17, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
SB 34Establishes tax credits and exemptions for businesses locating in natural gas producing areas.Referred to House Community, Economic, and Recreational Development Committee (Jan 12, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 557Addresses calculation of minimum royalty payment for natural gas leases.Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 17, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 1427Requires operators of oil and gas wells to include a fluid tracer in hydraulic fracturing operations.Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 22, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 1103Exempting certain conventional wells from reporting requirements.Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 7, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
SB 77Provides funding for health research concerning natural gas development.Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Jan 13, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
  • Public Health
HB 1283Clarifying the definition of "stripper well" with respect to impact fee liability.Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (April 25, 2017)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 503Establishes a framework for Growing Greener IIIReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 15, 2017)
  • Program Funding
SB 394Authorizes referendum for drinking water, stormwater, nonpoint source projects and wastewater treatment systems bond issue.Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 16, 2017)
  • Program Funding
  • Water Quality
HB 688Bans the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in food and beverage containers.Referred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (March 3, 2017)
  • Public Health
HB 544Limiting landowner liability for public recreational use.Referred to House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee (March 1, 2017)
  • Recreation
HB 1328Amends the state recreational use of land liability law; expands definition of recreational activity.Referred to House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee (May 2, 2017)
  • Recreation
HB 71Authorizing the Pennsylvania Game Commission to provide for Sunday huntingReferred to House Game and Fisheries Committee (Jan 23, 2017)
  • Recreation
HB 977Encouraging leasing of land for use by recreational authorities for off-highway vehicle riding.Referred to House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee (March 27, 2017)
  • Recreation
SB 294Establishes a plastic bag fee.Referred to Senate Finance Committee (Feb 6, 2017)
  • Recycling
HB 1330Establishes a plastic bag recycling advisory board.Referred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (May 2, 2017)
  • Recycling
HB 1071Prohibits municipalities from banning or putting fees on recyclable plastic bags.Referred to Senate Finance Committee (May 4, 2017)
  • Recycling
HB 1279Amends Covered Device Recycling Act to require manufacturers of electronics to recycle more of these devices.Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (April 24, 2017)
  • Recycling
HB 577Requiring recycling containers at all Turnpike rest areasReferred to House Transportation Committee (Feb 21, 2017)
  • PEC Supports this Legislation
  • Recycling
HB 1120Establishes a plastic bag fee.Referred to House Finance Committee (April 10, 2017)
  • Recycling
HB 173Providing for a Waterfront Redevelopment Grant Program.Referred to House Commerce Committee (Jan 23, 2017)
  • Redvelopment
SB 291Expands Pennsylvania's Alternative Energy Portfolio StandardsReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 6, 2017)
  • Renewable Energy
SB 404“Closes the borders” on Pennsylvania Solar Renewable Energy Credit purchasesReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 27, 2017)
  • Renewable Energy
SB 495Provides a sales and use tax exemption for the purchase or use of a solar energy system.Referred to Senate Finance Committee (March 10, 2017)
  • Renewable Energy
HB 556Prohibits PUC from restricting the size of anaerobic digesters on farms.Referred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (Feb 17, 2017)
  • Renewable Energy
HB 1412Pilot Projects: Deployment and use of micro grids and energy grid storage.Referred to Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee (May 19, 2017)
  • Renewable Energy
HB 589Authorizing the lease of submerged lands in Lake Erie for offshore wind, solar or kinetic energy generation facilitiesReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 24, 2017)
  • Renewable Energy
SB 334Authorizing public funds for private lateral repairsReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 15, 2017)
  • Sewage
HB 550Allows municipalities to use public funds for the repair or extension of private lateral sewage lines.Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 17, 2017)
  • Sewage
HB 551Allows municipalities to include private lateral rehabilitation or replacement in PennVEST funding applications.Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 17, 2017)
  • Sewage
SB 639Private Sewer Lateral and Water Service Line RepairReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (April 20, 2017)
  • Sewage
SB 692Permitting fees; sewage systems.Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 15, 2017)
  • Sewage Systems
HB 702Setting additional disposal fee of $3.00 for all solid waste disposed of at municipal waste landfills.Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (March 3, 2017)
  • Solid Waste
HB 938Elimination of Waste Designation for Steel SlagReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 15, 2017)
  • Solid Waste
HB 220Eliminates waste designation for steel slagReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 1, 2017)
  • Solid Waste
SB 649Extends both the Underground Storage Tank Environmental Cleanup Program and the Pollution Prevention ProgramReported from Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee as committed (May 22, 2017)
  • Storage Tanks
HB 913Storm water management fees; BloomsburgLaid on the Table (House) (May 10, 2017)
  • Stormwater
HB 914Storm Water Fees; AuthoritiesLaid on the Table (House) (May 10, 2017)
  • Stormwater
HB 915Stormwater Management PlansLaid on the Table (House) (May 10, 2017)
  • Stormwater
HB 752Establishes a tourism tax credit.Referred to House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee (March 7, 2017)
  • Tourism
SB 143Makes changes to the membership of the Underground Storage Tank Indemnification BoardReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 19, 2017)
  • Underground Storage Tanks
SB 497Eliminates waste designation for steel slag.First Consideration, Senate (April 25, 2017)
  • Waste
HB 1326Re-establishing a small project fee for water obstruction and encroachment permitsReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (May 2, 2017)
  • Water Quality
HR 107Resolution urging Congress to repeal the EPA MS4 ProgramReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 28, 2017)
  • Water Quality
SB 416Authorizing additional protections for riparian buffers.Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 27, 2017)
  • Water Quality
HB 1060Streambank FencingReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 3, 2017)
  • Water Quality
SB 371Provides Dam Safety and Encroachments Act exemptions for agricultural operations.Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Feb 15, 2017)
  • Water Quality
HB 784Providing for riparian buffer waivers.Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 10, 2017)
  • Water Quality
HB 797Requires notice and hearing for state wetland mitigation or protection purchases.Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 10, 2017)
  • Water Quality

Regulation

Title Summary Current Status PEC Position/More Information Public Notice of Rulemaking Issue(s)
Proposed Annual Monitoring Network Plan for PhiladelphiaAnnual Monitoring Network PlanPublic Comment accepted until June 6, 2017Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
  • Air Quality
Draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan Relating to the Volkswagen SettlementImplementation of Environmental Mitigation Trust in PennsylvaniaPublic Comment accepted until July 5, 2017Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
  • Air Quality
  • Transportation
Revisions to Air Permitting for Oil and Gas Development and InfrastructureAir Emissions from Oil and Gas Operations and TransportPublic Comment will be Accepted until June 5, 2017Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
  • Air Quality
  • Oil and Gas
Classification of Wild Trout StreamsProposed Additions and Revisions - Wild Trout Stream ListingsPublic Comment accepted until June 5, 2017Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
  • Game and Fisheries
  • Water Quality
Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout WatersChanges to listing of Class A Wild Trout Streams.Public Comment accepted until June 5, 2017Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
  • Game and Fisheries
  • Water Quality
DEP Nutrient Credit Trading Program; Credit CertificationSignificant sewage point source discharges within the Commonwealth portion of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.Public Comment Accepted until May 15, 2017Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
  • Water Quality
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