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

  • December 7, 2021

    DEP Storage Tank Advisory Committee Meeting

    Location:

    10:00 a.m. - See Link for Information
    More Info
  • December 8, 2021

    Delaware River Basin Commission Virtual Business Meeting

    Location:

    10:30 a.m. - Virtual Meeting (see link for information)
    More Info
  • December 9, 2021

    DEP Air Quality Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

    Location:

    9:15 a.m. - See Link for Information
    More Info
  • December 14, 2021

    DEP Climate Change Advisory Committee Meeting

    Location:

    9:00 a.m. - See Link for Information
    More Info

Additional Dates

Legislation

Bill Number Summary Current Status PEC Position/More Information Issue(s)
HB 20Water Resource FeeReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (August 24, 2021)
  • Water Resources
HB 23Mechanical Insulation Installation Tax CreditReferred to House Finance Committee (January 14, 2021)
  • Energy Efficiency
HB 72Rulemaking RestrictionsReferred to Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee (May 5, 2021)
  • Administrative
  • Rulemaking
HB 100100% Renewable Energy by 2050Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (September 22, 2021)
  • Climate Change
  • Energy
HB 110Composition of Hardwoods Development CouncilSigned by the Governor - Act 14 of 2021
  • Forestry
HB 139Agency PermittingReferred to Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee (May 5, 2021)
  • Administrative
  • Permitting
HB 140Protected Pedestrian Plazas and Pedalcycle LanesReferred to Senate Transportation Committee (March 18, 2021)
  • Recreation
HB 221Open Space Land MaintenanceReferred to Senate Local Government Committee (May 28, 2021)
  • Conservation
  • Public Lands
HB 238Waterfront Redevelopment Grant ProgramReferred to House Commerce Committee (January 25, 2021)
  • Redevelopment
HB 255Transfer of Special Funds into the General FundReferred to House Appropriations Committee (January 26, 2021)
  • PEC Opposes this Legislation
  • Environmental Program Funding
  • Recreation
HB 257Agency Policy ReviewReferred to House State Government Committee (January 26, 2021)
  • Administrative
HB 266Solar Panels - Controlled Device Recycling Act List of Covered Devices Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (January 26, 2021)
  • Energy
  • Recycling
HB 288Establishing Regulatory Compliance OfficersReferred to Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee (May 5, 2021)
  • Administrative
HB 319Microhydropower Pilot Programs Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (January 28, 2021)
  • Energy
HB 332Lead Levels in Playgrounds Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (January 29, 2021)
  • Public Health
HB 353Hydraulic Fracturing Operations – Tracer FluidsReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (February 3, 2021)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 375Air Quality Violations - Penalties and EnforcementReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (February 3, 2021)
  • Air Quality
HB 461Tax Holiday for EnergyStar and WaterSense ProductsReferred to House Finance Committee (February 9, 2021)
  • Energy Efficiency
HB 481Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Referred to House Labor and Industry Committee (February 9, 2021)
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Transportation
HB 524Exempts zero emissions vehicles from sales taxReferred to House Finance Committee (February 11, 2021)
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Transportation
HB 525Green Pass for Efficient VehiclesReferred to House Transportation Committee (February 11, 2021)
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Transportation
HB 531Increased Fines for Littering and DumpingReferred to House Judiciary Committee (February 16, 2021)
  • Littering
HB 548Energy Consumer Information Disclosure Referred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (February 17, 2021)
  • Energy
HB 554DMO Grants LegislationReferred to House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee (February 24, 2021)
  • Recreation
HB 572Exemptions from the Safe Drinking Water ActReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (February 22, 2021)
  • Drinking Water
HB 573Deemed Approval of PermitsReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (February 22, 2021)
  • Administrative
  • Water Quality
HB 574Permit TrackingReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (February 22, 2021)
  • Administrative
HB 579Beverage Bottle and Can Deposit ProgramReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (February 22, 2021)
  • Recycling
HB 590Municipal Waste Recycling FeeReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (February 24, 2021)
  • Recycling
HB 591NPDES Permit WaiverReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (September 28, 2021)
  • Water Quality
HB 592Expanding Exemptions from Safe Drinking Water ActReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (February 24, 2021)
  • Drinking Water
HB 594Emergency Declarations - Outdoor Recreation ClosuresReferred to House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee (February 24, 2021)
  • Recreation
HB 598Limiting Prescriptive Easements for Public UseFirst Consideration [Senate] (November 10, 2021)
  • Public Lands
  • Recreation
HB 604Deemed Approval of PermitsLaid on the Table [House] (November 10, 2021)
  • PEC Opposes this Legislation
  • Administrative
HB 610Providing Landbanks Environmental Liability ProtectionLaid on the Table [House] (May 25, 2021)
  • Brownfields
HB 637CO2 Budget Trading Program RulemakingLaid on the Table [House] (November 10, 2021)
  • Air Quality
  • Climate Change
HB 668Adding member to Mining and Reclamation Advisory BoardReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (November 10, 2021)
  • Mining
HB 704Drinking Water StandardsReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 1, 2021)
  • Drinking Water
HB 714Riparian BuffersReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 1, 2021)
  • Water Quality
HB 715Notice of Dam Operation Abandonment or DiscontinuationReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 1, 2021)
  • Waterways
HB 748Testing for Lead in Public Water SystemsReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 3, 2021)
  • Drinking Water
HB 754Bottled Water InspectionReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 9, 2021)
  • Drinking Water
HB 755Bottled Water InspectionReferred to Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee (April 9, 2021)
  • Drinking Water
HB 771Stormwater Management Plan ExemptionsReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 4, 2021)
  • Water Quality
HB 783Food Polystyrene Container Prohibition Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 8, 2021)
HB 810Streambank FencingReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 8, 2021)
  • Water Quality
HB 813Lead Abatement ProgramReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 8, 2021)
  • Public Health
HB 828Creation of PA Tourism CommissionReferred to House Tourism and Recreation Committee (March 8, 2021)
  • Recreation
HB 829Dedicating Funding for Tourism MarketingLaid on the Table [House] (November 10, 2021)
  • Recreation
HB 838Chemical DisclosureReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (March 15, 201)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 861High-Performance Buildings Tax CreditReferred to House Finance Committee (March 11, 2021)
  • Energy Efficiency
HB 862Energy Star-Rated Product Manufacturing Tax CreditReferred to House Finance Committee (March 11, 2021)
  • Energy Efficiency
HB 863Energy Star-Rated Glass and Window Technologies Tax CreditReferred to House Finance Committee (March 11, 2021)
  • Energy Efficiency
HB 864Green Roof Tax CreditReferred to House Finance Committee (March 11, 2021)
HB 867Maintaining the Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation CommitteeReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (March 15, 201)
  • Administrative
HB 908Open Space PreservationReferred to House Local Government Committee (March 15, 2021)
  • Land Conservation
HB 939Establishes an Office of the Repealer; Regulatory LimitationsReferred to Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee (May 25, 2021)
  • Administrative
HB 945Administrative Code; Department of Conservation and Natural ResourcesReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 17, 2021)
  • Administrative
HB 948Fees on Electric and Hybrid VehiclesLaid on the Table [House] (June 25, 2021)
  • Electric Vehicles
HB 950Legislative Repeal of RegulationsReferred to Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee (May 5, 2021)
  • Administrative
HB 989Energy Transition; Emissions Cap and Invest ProgramReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (March 22, 201)
  • PEC Supports this Legislation
  • Climate Change
  • Energy
HB 1080Expansion of the Alternative Energy Portfolio StandardsReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 1, 2021)
  • Energy
HB 1124Sales Tax Exemption on Solar Energy DevicesReferred to House Finance Committee (April 7, 2021)
  • Energy
HB 1138Property Tax Exemption on Solar Energy DevicesReferred to House Finance Committee (April 7, 2021)
  • Energy
HB 1144Rollback of Conventional Oil and Gas StandardsReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (May 28, 2021)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 1161Local Solar ProgramRe-committed to House Appropriations Committee (April 21, 2021)
  • Energy
  • Solar
HB 1185Energy efficiency and water conservation standards for commercial and residential appliances Referred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (April 15, 2021)
  • Energy
  • Energy Efficiency
HB 1189Waste to Energy Facilities - Surplus Electricity SalesReferred to House Local Government Committee (April 15, 2021)
  • Energy
HB 1208Pipelines: Eminent DomainReferred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (April 16, 2021)
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
HB 1226Clean and Green Program: Conservation PlansReferred to House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee (April 20, 2021)
  • Agriculture
  • Conservation
HB 1239Growing Greener III ProgramReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 20, 2021)
  • Environmental Program Funding
  • Recreation
HB 1240Riparian Buffer Waiver ProcessReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 20, 2021)
  • Water Quality
HB 1242Natural Gas Severance TaxReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 20, 2021)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 1243Electronics RecyclingReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 20, 2021)
  • Recycling
HB 1246Green State Buildings RequirementReferred to House State Government Committee (April 20, 2021)
  • Energy
  • Energy Efficiency
HB 1285Energy InfrastructureReferred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (April 26, 2021)
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
HB 1287Stormwater ManagementReferred to House Local Government Committee (April 27, 2021)
  • Stormwater
  • Water Quality
HB 1288Stormwater ManagementReferred to House Local Government Committee (April 27, 2021)
  • Stormwater
  • Water Quality
HB 1289Waste ManagementReferred to House Transportation Committee (April 27, 2021)
  • Waste Management
HB 1290Land Leasing for Off-Highway VehiclesReferred to House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee (April 27, 2021)
  • Recreation
HB 1302Noncompliance Notices - Solid Waste Management ActReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (June 23, 2021)
  • Solid Waste
HB 1353Drilling Waste Classification under Solid Waste Management ActReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 10, 2021)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 1354Oil and Gas - Compliance with Solid Waste Management ActReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 10, 2021)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 1355Oil and Gas Waste DisposalReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 10, 2021)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 1358Fees on Electric VehiclesReferred to House Transportation Committee (May 7, 2021)
  • Electric Vehicles
HB 1382Paper and Plastic Bag Usage Referred to House Finance Committee (May 11, 2021)
  • Waste
HB 1394Increase Tier I Requirement of the AEPSReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 20, 2021)
  • Energy
HB 1396Community SolarReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 14, 2021)
  • Energy
HB 1398Utility Energy Efficiency InvestmentReferred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (May 14, 2021)
  • Energy Efficiency
HB 1403Pipeline SitingReferred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (May 14, 2021)
  • Infrastructure
HB 1404Mandatory Inspection after Pipeline ShutdownReferred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (May 14, 2021)
  • Infrastructure
HB 1407Pipelines - Emergency Response InformationReferred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (May 14, 2021)
  • Infrastructure
HB 1409Pipelines - Eminent DomainReferred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (May 14, 2021)
  • Infrastructure
HB 1411Pesticide Spraying NotificationReferred to House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee (May 14, 2021)
  • Pesticides
HB 1413Drinking Water - PFAS StandardsReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 14, 2021)
  • Drinking Water
  • Water Quality
HB 1414PFAS Chemicals; Classification and CleanupReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 14, 2021)
  • Public Health
  • Water Quality
HB 1447On-lot Septic SystemsReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 21, 2021)
HB 1465Setback Requires; Oil and Gas DevelopmentReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (November 9, 2021)
  • Oil and Gas
HB 1466Concurrent Jurisdiction for Environmental CrimesReferred to House Judiciary Committee (November 9, 2021)
  • Administrative
  • Enforcement
HB 1484Generated hotel tax revenues; municipal emergency service providersReferred to House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee (May 26, 2021)
  • Recreation
HB 1531Expansion of the Alternative Energy Portfolio StandardsReferred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (June 3, 2021)
  • Energy
  • Renewable Generation
HB 1555Community SolarReferred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (June 3, 2021)
  • Energy
  • Renewable Generation
HB 1565RGGI InvestmentsReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (July 20, 2021)
  • Energy
HB 1568Allowing Wind Energy on Farmland PreservationReferred to House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee (June 7, 2021)
  • Agriculture
  • Energy
HB 1569Lake Erie; Wind DevelopmentReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (June 7, 2021)
  • Energy
  • Great Lakes
HB 1572Inherent RiskReferred to House Judiciary Committee (June 8, 2021)
  • Recreation
HB 1629Information and Energy InfrastructureReferred to House Appropriations Committee (June 14, 2021)
  • Energy
HB 1694Recreational Use of Land and Water ActLaid on Table [House] (October 27, 2021)
  • Recreation
HB 1740Power Plant Host Community StandardsReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (July 30, 2021)
  • Energy
HB 1755Redirection of DEP Fees and Penalties to the General FeeReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Aug 5, 2021)
  • PEC Opposes this Legislation
  • Administrative
HB 1758Pollinator Habitat Program Fund / License PlateReferred to House Transportation Committee (July 30, 2021)
  • Program Funding
HB 1760Enhancements to C-PACE ProgramReferred to House Commerce Committee (Aug 5, 2021)
  • PEC Supports this Legislation
  • Energy
HB 1780Extending the sunset for programs under the Storage Tank Spill and Prevention ActReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Aug 21, 2021)
  • Waste
HB 1842Limiting Definition and Reporting of Pollution under the Clean Streams LawRemoved from Table [House] (November 17, 2021)
  • PEC Opposes this Legislation
  • Water Quality
HB 1873Recycling - Extended Producer ResponsibilityReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (September 16, 2021)
  • Recycling
HB 1882Abandonment of DamsReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (September 20, 2021)
  • Water Resources
HB 1901Establishes a Clean Streams FundReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (September 23, 2021)
  • Environmental Funding
HB 1907Electric Vehicle SalesReferred to House Professional Licensure Committee (September 27, 2021)
  • Electric Vehicles
HB 1947Preemption of Local Restrictions on Utility ServiceLaid on Table [House] (October 26, 2021)
  • Energy
HB 1952Advancing Infrastructure ProjectsReferred to House Tourism & Recreational Development Committee (October 4, 2021)
  • Recreational Infrastructure
HB 1984Farmland Preservation; SubdivisionReferred to House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee (October 19, 2021)
  • Agriculture
  • Conservation
HB 1996Residential Solar Panel InstallationReferred to House Urban Affairs Committee (October 21, 2021)
  • Energy
  • Solar
HB 2018Prevailing Wage; Clean Energy ProjectsReferred to House Labor and Industry Committee (October 27, 2021)
  • Energy
HB 2034Codification of Environmental Justice Advisory BoardReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (October 29, 2021)
  • Environmental Justice
HB 2043Environmental Justice - Permit ApplicationsReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (November 2, 2021)
  • Administrative
  • Environmental Justice
HB 2065State Land ExchangeReferred to House State Government Committee (November 9, 2021)
  • Public Land
HB 2075Heavy Vehicle EmissionsRemoved from the Table [House] (November 15, 2021)
  • Air Quality
  • Transportation
HB 2081Increasing Littering FinesReferred to House Transportation Committee (November 21, 2021)
  • Littering
HB 2104Alternative Energy Decommissioning Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Nov 23, 2021)
  • Energy
HB 2128Endangered Species Protection; ConstructionReferred to House Labor and Industry Committee (December 2, 2021)
  • Species Protection
HR 55MS4 Requirement SuspensionReferred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (February 24, 2021)
  • Stormwater
  • Water Quality
HR 74Wildlife CorridorsReferred to House Tourism and Recreation Committee (March 11, 2021)
  • PEC Supports this Legislation
  • Conservation
  • Fish and Wildlife
HR 148Renewable Fuel StandardAdopted [192-8] (November 8, 2021)
  • Transportation
HR 149Study on Biolsolids PermittingReported from the House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (November 15, 2021)
  • Administrative
SB 15RGGI InvestmentsReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (July 26, 2021)
  • Energy
SB 28Agency PermittingReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (June 1, 2021)
  • Administrative
  • Permitting
SB 29Establishing Regulatory Compliance Officers in AgenciesReferred to Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee (January 20, 2021)
  • PEC Opposes this Legislation as Written
  • Administrative
  • Regulatory Compliance
SB 32Rulemaking Restrictions; Office of the RepealerRe-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (April 28, 2021)
  • Administrative
  • Rulemaking
SB 64Agricultural Preservation Funds Use; Land TrustsReferred to House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee (February 26, 2021)
  • Conservation
SB 119CO2 Budget Trading Program RulemakingReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (June 15, 2021)
  • Climate Change
  • Energy
SB 126Periodic Review of RegulationsReferred to House State Government Committee (June 1, 2021)
  • Administrative
  • Rulemaking
SB 153Increased Maximum Weight Limit for Electric-Powered TrucksReferred to House Transportation Committee (September 28, 2021)
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Transportation
SB 161Natural Gas Development Zone ProgramReferred to House Finance Committee (February 4, 2021)
  • Oil and Gas
SB 189Codifying and Expanding Office of Environmental JusticeReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (February 10, 2021)
  • Environmental Justice
SB 218Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Solar EnergyReferred to Senate Finance Committee (February 11, 2021)
  • Energy
SB 233Office of the RepealerReferred to House Intergovernmental Operations Committee (February 16, 2021)
  • PEC Opposes this Legislation
  • Administrative
SB 251Fertilizer LegislationReferred to House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee (May 14, 2021)
  • Water Quality
SB 275Preemption of Utility / Energy ChoiceReferred to House Local Government Committee (October 28, 2021)
  • Energy
SB 277Electric and Natural Gas Transparency for Retail SuppliersReferred to Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (February 24, 2021)
  • Energy
SB 284Bonding for Renewable and Alternative Energy InstallationsRemoved from Table [Senate] (September 28, 2021)
  • Energy
SB 300Expanding the Alternative Energy Portfolio StandardsReferred to Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (April 20, 2021)
  • Energy
SB 301DEP AQTAC AppointmentsFirst Consideration [Senate] (November 10, 2021)
  • Administrative
SB 302Restricting PFAS Chemicals in Firefighting FoamReferred to House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee (September 22, 2021)
  • Public Health
  • Water Quality
SB 387Pipelines - Impacts to Water Supplies and Water QualityReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 10, 2021)
  • Drinking Water
  • Oil and Gas
SB 408Increasing Fines for Air Pollution Violations; Municipal NotificationReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 12, 201)
  • Air Quality
SB 415E-Waste RecyclingReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 12, 201)
  • Recycling
SB 426Regulatory Review Act AmendmentsReferred to Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee (March 15, 2021)
  • Administrative
SB 430PennVest Project ReformReferred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (March 15, 201)
  • Administrative
SB 435Clean Transportation InfrastructureLaid on the Table [Senate] (September 29, 2021)
  • PEC Supports this Legislation
  • Electric Vehicles
SB 465Agriculture ConservationRe-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (June 8, 2021)
  • Agriculture
  • Conservation
SB 469Exemptions from Dam Safety and Encroachments ActReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 22, 2021)
  • Water Quality
SB 472Community SolarReferred to Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (March 23, 2021)
  • Energy
SB 475Nutrient / Sediment Reduction ProcurementReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 25, 2021)
  • Water Quality
SB 494Pipeline Safety and Communication BoardReferred to Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (April 13, 2021)
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
SB 501Expanding the Alternative Energy Portfolio StandardsReferred to the Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (April 9, 2021)
  • Energy
SB 518Eminent Domain - PipelinesReferred to Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (April 20, 2021)
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
SB 520Regulatory Review and ApprovalReferred to House State Government Committee (June 1, 2021)
  • Administrative
SB 525Growing Greener FundingRe-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (November 10, 2021)
  • PEC Supports this Legislation
  • Environmental Programs
SB 530Placing Solar Panels on the Controlled Device Recycling Act List of Covered DevicesReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 8, 2021)
  • Energy
SB 533Prohibition on Regulatory Approvals During Emergency Declarations Laid on the Table [House] (September 27, 2021)
  • Administrative
SB 534Rollback of Conventional Oil and Gas ProtectionsReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 8, 2021)
  • PEC Opposes this Legislation
  • Oil and Gas
SB 535Third Party PermittingReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 8, 2021)
  • PEC Opposes this Legislation
  • Administrative
SB 545Spill Reporting Requirements Re-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (September 21, 2021)
  • Water Quality
SB 597Water Quality AccountabilityRemoved from the Table [Senate] (October 19, 2021)
  • Water Quality
SB 601Energy and Water Efficiency Standards ActReferred to Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (April 27, 2021)
  • Energy
SB 607Repealing Sunday Hunting ProhibitionLaid on the Table [Senate] (September 29, 2021)
  • Recreation
SB 611Drinking Water StandardsReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 27, 2021)
  • Drinking Water
SB 612PFAS Classification and CleanupReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 27, 2021)
  • Water Quality
SB 629Oversight of Bottled WaterReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 3, 2021)
  • Drinking Water
SB 630Oversight of Bottled WaterReferred to Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee (May 3, 2021)
  • Drinking Water
SB 635Expansion of C-PACE ProgramRe-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (October 18, 2021)
  • PEC Supports this Legislation
  • Energy
SB 637Stormwater Management Fees; AgricultureReferred to Senate Local Government Committee (May 4, 2021)
  • Water Quality
SB 644Removal of Exemption from Soli Waste Disposal Act (Drilling Operations)Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 7, 2021)
  • Oil and Gas
SB 645Reclassification of Drilling WasteReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 7, 2021)
  • Oil and Gas
SB 646Wastewater Disposal - Drilling OperationsReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 7, 2021)
  • Oil and Gas
SB 650Increased Setbacks; Oil and Gas DevelopmentReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (June 7, 2021)
  • Oil and Gas
SB 655Providing the Attorney General with Concurrent Jurisdiction in Environmental Crimes - Solid Waste Management ActReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 24, 2021)
  • Administrative
SB 656Providing the Attorney General with Concurrent Jurisdiction in Environmental Crimes - Clean Streams LawReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 24, 2021)
  • Administrative
SB 657Providing the Attorney General with Concurrent Jurisdiction in Environmental Crimes - Safe Drinking Water ActReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 24, 2021)
  • Administrative
SB 680Economic Analysis of Carbon Emitting Generation FacilitiesReferred to Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee (May 17, 2021)
  • Energy
SB 692Expedited Erosion and Sediment Permitting for Oil & Gas DevelopmentReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 19, 2021)
  • Oil and Gas
  • Water Quality
SB 717Permit Appeals; Environmental Hearing BoardLaid on the Table [Senate] (October 25, 2021)
  • Administrative
SB 718Environmental Hearing Board - Terms and ReappointmentLaid on the Table [Senate] (October 25, 2021)
  • Administrative
SB 752Statewide Single-Use Plastic Ban; County Opt-in for Paper Bag FeeReferred to Senate Finance Committee (June 23, 2021)
  • Waste
SB 777Car Emissions Testing - New Car ExemptionReferred to House Transportation Committee (October 21, 2021)
  • Air Quality
SB 792Solar Procurement RestrictionsReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (July 7, 2021)
  • Energy
SB 809Regulatory AbrogationReferred to Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee (July 7, 2021)
  • PEC Opposes this Legislation
  • Administrative
SB 826Solar Installation - Homeowner AssociationsReferred to Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee (July 26, 2021)
  • Energy
SB 832Establishing a Clean Streams FundRe-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (November 10, 2021)
  • Environmental Program Funding
SB 839Household Hazardous Waste DisposalReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (August 17, 2021)
  • Waste
SB 868Water Use Fee; Watershed Protection ProgramReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (September 17, 2021)
  • Water Resources
SB 916Funding for Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater InfrastructureReferred to Senate Local Government Committee (November 1, 2021)
  • Environmental Program Funding
  • Water Quality
SB 919Local Solar FacilitiesReferred to Senate Consumer Protection & Professional Licensure Committee (October 25, 2021)
  • Energy
SB 929Expanding Combined Heat and Power under the AEPSReferred to House Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (November 9, 2021)
  • Energy
SB 945Allocation of Proceeds from State-Held Renewable Energy CreditsReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (November 23, 2021)
  • Energy
Senate Bill 529Limitations on Interstate CompactsReferred to Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee (April 13, 2021)
  • Administrative
SR 70Conservation CorridorsReferred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 13, 2021)
  • Fish and Wildlife
SR 143Study on Enhancing Recycling in PennsylvaniaReferred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (July 6, 2021)
  • PEC Supports this Resolution
  • Recycling

Regulation

Title Summary Current Status PEC Position/More Information Public Notice of Rulemaking Issue(s)
Classification of Wild Trout StreamsProposed Additions and Revisions (January 2022)Public Comment Accepted until December 20, 2021Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
  • Water Quality
Delaware River Basin Commission - Proposed Policy AmendmentsImportations of Water into and Exportations of Water from the Delaware River Basin; Discharges of Wastewater from High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing and Related ActivitiesPublic Comment accepted until February 28, 2022Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
  • Oil and Gas
  • Water Quality
Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout WatersChanges to List (January 2022)Public Comment Accepted until December 20, 2021Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
  • Water Quality
Proposed Request for Delegation of AuthorityFederal Plan Requirements for Select Municipal Solid Waste LandfillsPublic Comment accepted until January 13, 2021Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
  • Landfills
Spills, Discharges, and other Incidents Threatening Pollution to Waters of the CommonwealthTechnical Guidance DocumentPublic Comment Accepted until December 15, 2021Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
  • Water Quality
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