Policy

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.

Policy News

Important Dates

    August 17, 2022

    DEP Statewide Water Resources Committee Meeting

    Location

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

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    August 18, 2022

    DEP Environmental Justice Advisory Board Meeting

    Location

    1:00 p.m. - See Link for Information

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    September 8, 2022

    Delaware River Basin Commission Business Meeting

    Location

    10:30 a.m. - See Link for Information

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    September 13, 2022

    DEP Mining and Reclamation Advisory Board Meeting

    Location

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

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    September 30, 2022

    Wild Resource Conservation Program – Public Hearing

    Location

    10:00 a.m. - See Link for Information

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    Infrastructure Grant Funding Tracker

    Here you’ll find information, summaries, important dates, and status updates on pending grants and their efforts in Pennsylvania.

    Bill Tracker

    Legislation

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      Bill Number Summary Current Status PEC Position/More Information Issue(s)
      DCNR E-Bike Policy Usage on DCNR-managed lands. Public Comment Accepted Until August 31, 20222
      • Recreation
      HB 100 100% Renewable Energy by 2050 Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (September 22, 2021)
      • Energy
      • Climate Change
      HB 1080 Expansion of the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 1, 2021)
      • Energy
      HB 110 Composition of Hardwoods Development Council Signed by the Governor - Act 14 of 2021
      • Forestry
      HB 1124 Sales Tax Exemption on Solar Energy Devices Referred to House Finance Committee (April 7, 2021)
      • Energy
      HB 1138 Property Tax Exemption on Solar Energy Devices Referred to House Finance Committee (April 7, 2021)
      • Energy
      HB 1144 Rollback of Conventional Oil and Gas Standards Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (May 28, 2021)
      • Oil and Gas
      HB 1161 Local Solar Program Referred to Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (June 20, 2022)
      • Energy
      • Solar
      HB 1185 Energy efficiency and water conservation standards for commercial and residential appliances Referred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (April 15, 2021)
      • Energy
      • Energy Efficiency
      HB 1189 Waste to Energy Facilities - Surplus Electricity Sales Referred to House Local Government Committee (April 15, 2021)
      • Energy
      HB 1208 Pipelines: Eminent Domain Referred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (April 16, 2021)
      • Energy
      • Infrastructure
      HB 1226 Clean and Green Program: Conservation Plans Referred to House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee (April 20, 2021)
      • Conservation
      • Agriculture
      HB 1239 Growing Greener III Program Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 20, 2021)
      • Environmental Program Funding
      • Recreation
      HB 1240 Riparian Buffer Waiver Process Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 20, 2021)
      • Water Quality
      HB 1242 Natural Gas Severance Tax Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 20, 2021)
      • Oil and Gas
      HB 1243 Electronics Recycling Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 20, 2021)
      • Recycling
      HB 1246 Green State Buildings Requirement Referred to House State Government Committee (April 20, 2021)
      • Energy
      • Energy Efficiency
      HB 1285 Energy Infrastructure Referred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (April 26, 2021)
      • Energy
      • Infrastructure
      HB 1287 Stormwater Management Referred to House Local Government Committee (April 27, 2021)
      • Water Quality
      • Stormwater
      HB 1288 Stormwater Management Referred to House Local Government Committee (April 27, 2021)
      • Water Quality
      • Stormwater
      HB 1289 Waste Management Referred to House Transportation Committee (April 27, 2021)
      • Waste Management
      HB 1290 Land Leasing for Off-Highway Vehicles Referred to House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee (April 27, 2021)
      • Recreation
      HB 1302 Noncompliance Notices - Solid Waste Management Act Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (June 23, 2021)
      • Solid Waste
      HB 1353 Drilling Waste Classification under Solid Waste Management Act Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 10, 2021)
      • Oil and Gas
      HB 1354 Oil and Gas - Compliance with Solid Waste Management Act Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 10, 2021)
      • Oil and Gas
      HB 1355 Oil and Gas Waste Disposal Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 10, 2021)
      • Oil and Gas
      HB 1358 Fees on Electric Vehicles Referred to House Transportation Committee (May 7, 2021)
      • Electric Vehicles
      HB 1382 Paper and Plastic Bag Usage Referred to House Finance Committee (May 11, 2021)
      • Waste
      HB 139 Agency Permitting Referred to Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee (May 5, 2021)
      • Administrative
      • Permitting
      HB 1394 Increase Tier I Requirement of the AEPS Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 20, 2021)
      • Energy
      HB 1396 Community Solar Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 14, 2021)
      • Energy
      HB 1398 Utility Energy Efficiency Investment Referred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (May 14, 2021)
      • Energy Efficiency
      HB 140 Protected Pedestrian Plazas and Pedalcycle Lanes First Consideration [Senate] (June 30, 2022)
      • Recreation
      HB 1403 Pipeline Siting Referred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (May 14, 2021)
      • Infrastructure
      HB 1404 Mandatory Inspection after Pipeline Shutdown Referred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (May 14, 2021)
      • Infrastructure
      HB 1407 Pipelines - Emergency Response Information Referred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (May 14, 2021)
      • Infrastructure
      HB 1409 Pipelines - Eminent Domain Referred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (May 14, 2021)
      • Infrastructure
      HB 1411 Pesticide Spraying Notification Referred to House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee (May 14, 2021)
      • Pesticides
      HB 1413 Drinking Water - PFAS Standards Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 14, 2021)
      • Drinking Water
      • Water Quality
      HB 1414 PFAS Chemicals; Classification and Cleanup Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 14, 2021)
      • Water Quality
      • Public Health
      HB 1447 On-lot Septic Systems Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 21, 2021)
      HB 1465 Setback Requires; Oil and Gas Development Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (November 9, 2021)
      • Oil and Gas
      HB 1466 Concurrent Jurisdiction for Environmental Crimes Referred to House Judiciary Committee (November 9, 2021)
      • Administrative
      • Enforcement
      HB 1467 Department of Health Coordination with DEP; Oil and Gas Development Referred to House Health Committee (June 14, 2022)
      • Oil and Gas
      • Public Health
      HB 1484 Generated hotel tax revenues; municipal emergency service providers Referred to House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee (May 26, 2021)
      • Recreation
      HB 1531 Expansion of the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Referred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (June 3, 2021)
      • Energy
      • Renewable Generation
      HB 1555 Community Solar Referred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (June 3, 2021)
      • Energy
      • Renewable Generation
      HB 1565 RGGI Investments Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (July 20, 2021)
      • Energy
      HB 1568 Allowing Wind Energy on Farmland Preservation Referred to House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee (June 7, 2021)
      • Energy
      • Agriculture
      HB 1569 Lake Erie; Wind Development Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (June 7, 2021)
      • Energy
      • Great Lakes
      HB 1572 Inherent Risk Referred to House Judiciary Committee (June 8, 2021)
      • Recreation
      HB 1629 Information and Energy Infrastructure Referred to House Appropriations Committee (June 14, 2021)
      • Energy
      HB 1694 Recreational Use of Land and Water Act Re-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (June 14, 2022)
      • Recreation
      HB 1740 Power Plant Host Community Standards Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (July 30, 2021)
      • Energy
      HB 1755 Redirection of DEP Fees and Penalties to the General Fee Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (Aug 5, 2021)
      • PEC Opposes this Legislation
      • Administrative
      HB 1758 Pollinator Habitat Program Fund / License Plate Referred to House Transportation Committee (July 30, 2021)
      • Program Funding
      HB 1760 Enhancements to C-PACE Program Referred to Senate Community, Economic, & Recreational Development Committee (January 24, 2022)
      • PEC Supports this Legislation
      • Energy
      HB 1780 Extending the sunset for programs under the Storage Tank Spill and Prevention Act Act 34 of 2022
      • Waste
      HB 1842 Limiting Definition and Reporting of Pollution under the Clean Streams Law Re-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (February 7, 2022)
      • Water Quality
      HB 1873 Recycling - Extended Producer Responsibility Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (September 16, 2021)
      • Recycling
      HB 1882 Abandonment of Dams Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (September 20, 2021)
      • Water Resources
      HB 1901 Establishes a Clean Streams Fund Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (September 23, 2021)
      • Environmental Funding
      HB 1907 Electric Vehicle Sales Referred to House Professional Licensure Committee (September 27, 2021)
      • Electric Vehicles
      HB 1947 Preemption of Local Restrictions on Utility Service Re-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (June 29, 2022)
      • Energy
      HB 1952 Advancing Infrastructure Projects Act 37 of 2022
      • Recreational Infrastructure
      HB 1984 Farmland Preservation; Subdivision Referred to House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee (October 19, 2021)
      • Conservation
      • Agriculture
      HB 1996 Residential Solar Panel Installation Referred to House Urban Affairs Committee (October 21, 2021)
      • Energy
      • Solar
      HB 20 Water Resource Fee Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (August 24, 2021)
      • Water Resources
      HB 2018 Prevailing Wage; Clean Energy Projects Referred to House Labor and Industry Committee (October 27, 2021)
      • Energy
      HB 2020 Growing Greener III Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (February 3, 2022)
      • Program Funding
      HB 2034 Codification of Environmental Justice Advisory Board Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (October 29, 2021)
      • Environmental Justice
      HB 2043 Environmental Justice - Permit Applications Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (November 2, 2021)
      • Environmental Justice
      • Administrative
      HB 2065 State Land Exchange Referred to House State Government Committee (November 9, 2021)
      • Public Land
      HB 2070 Abrogation of Rulemakings Removed from the Table [House] (June 15, 2022)
      • PEC Opposes this Legislation
      • Administrative
      HB 2075 Heavy Vehicle Emissions Removed from the Table [House] (November 15, 2021)
      • Air Quality
      • Transportation
      HB 2081 Increasing Littering Fines Referred to House Transportation Committee (November 21, 2021)
      • Littering
      HB 2104 Alternative Energy Decommissioning Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (June 22, 2022)
      • Energy
      HB 2117 Attorney General; Concurrent Jurisdiction (Solid Waste Management Act) Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (December 3, 2021)
      • Administrative
      HB 2118 Attorney General; Concurrent Jurisdiction (Clean Streams Law) Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (December 3, 2021)
      • Administrative
      HB 2119 Attorney General; Concurrent Jurisdiction (Safe Drinking Water Act) Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (December 3, 2021)
      • Administrative
      HB 2128 Endangered Species Protection; Construction Referred to House Labor and Industry Committee (December 2, 2021)
      • Species Protection
      HB 2153 MS4 Funding Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (December 10, 2021)
      • Water Quality
      HB 2167 Urban Agriculture Incentive Zones Referred to House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee (December 15, 2021)
      • Agriculture
      HB 221 Open Space Land Maintenance Signed by the Governor as Act 15 of 2022 (April 19, 2022)
      • Conservation
      • Public Lands
      HB 2241 Game Commissions Districts Referred to House Game and Fisheries Committee (January 11, 2022)
      • Game and Fisheries
      HB 2242 Abolishes the Environmental Quality Board Referred to the House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (January 11, 2022)
      • Administrative
      HB 2256 Office of Environmental Justice; Codification and Expansion Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (January 20, 2022)
      • Environmental Justice
      HB 2260 Smart Meters; Opt Out Referred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (January 21, 2022)
      • Energy
      HB 2281 DCNR; Land Exchange Referred to House State Government Committee (January 26, 2022)
      • Public Lands
      HB 23 Mechanical Insulation Installation Tax Credit Referred to House Finance Committee (January 14, 2021)
      • Energy Efficiency
      HB 2321 Sustainable Community Safe House Grants Referred to House Commerce Committee (February 3, 2022)
      • Energy
      HB 2323 Penalties; Oil & Gas Operations Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (February 3, 2022)
      • Oil and Gas
      HB 2331 MS4 Requirement; Compliance Re-committed to House Appropriations Committee (June 29, 2022)
      • Water Quality
      HB 2338 Siting of Landfill Operations Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (February 11, 2022)
      • Waste Management
      HB 2339 Landfills; Siting Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (February 11, 2022)
      • Waste Management
      HB 2365 DEP Permitting Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (March 8, 2022)
      • PEC Opposes this Legislation as Written
      • Administrative
      HB 2367 Wind Power Development; Fort Indiantown Gap Passed the House (July 1, 2022)
      • Renewable Energy
      HB 2377 Public Natural Resources Trust Fund Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (March 8, 2022)
      • Environmental Program Funding
      HB 238 Waterfront Redevelopment Grant Program Referred to House Commerce Committee (January 25, 2021)
      • Redevelopment
      HB 2385 Establishing an Alternative Regulatory Process Laid on the Table [House (July 7, 2022)
      • PEC Opposes this Legislation
      • Administrative
      HB 2404 Local Government Permitting; Stream Management Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (June 14, 2022)
      • PEC Opposes this Legislation
      • Water Management
      HB 2405 Permits; Water Management Activities Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (June 10, 2022)
      • PEC Opposes this Legislation
      • Water Management
      HB 2406 New Permit; Smaller Stream Management Activities Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (June 10, 2022)
      • Water Management
      HB 2407 PFBC Authority; Stream Management Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (June 14, 2022)
      • PEC Opposes this Legislation
      • Water Management
      HB 2408 Permitting; Culverts Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (June 10, 2022)
      • PEC Opposes this Legislation
      • Water Management
      HB 2409 Permitting; Stream Management During Emergencies Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (June 10, 2022)
      • Water Management
      HB 2410 Permit Exemptions; Stream Management Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (June 10, 2022)
      • PEC Opposes this Legislation
      • Water Management
      HB 2411 DEP Reporting on Stormwater and Flooding Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (June 10, 2022)
      • Water Management
      HB 2444 Encouraging Fossil Development; Blocking RGGI Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (March 23, 2022)
      • PEC Opposes this Legislation
      • Energy
      • Oil and Gas
      HB 2450 DRBC; Voting Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Environment Committee (April 12, 2022)
      • Administrative
      HB 2451 DRBC; Oil and Gas Development Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Environment Committee (April 12, 2022)
      • Administrative
      • Oil and Gas
      HB 2461 Oil & Gas Development; State Lands Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Environment Committee (April 12, 2022)
      • PEC Opposes this Legislation
      • Oil and Gas
      • Public Lands
      HB 2461 Oil and Gas Leasing; Public Lands Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Environment Committee (April 12, 2022)
      • PEC Opposes this Legislation
      • Oil and Gas
      • Public Lands
      HB 2498 Storm Water Plans Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (April 8, 2022)
      • Water Management
      HB 2508 Funding for Parks and Recreation Referred to House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee (April 11, 2022)
      • PEC Supports this Legislation
      • Public Lands
      • Recreation
      HB 2528 Well Plugging Contracts Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (June 21, 2022)
      • Remediation
      HB 255 Transfer of Special Funds into the General Fund Referred to House Appropriations Committee (January 26, 2021)
      • PEC Opposes this Legislation
      • Environmental Program Funding
      • Recreation
      HB 2567 Stormwater Management Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (May 3, 2022)
      • Stormwater
      • Water Management
      HB 257 Agency Policy Review Referred to House State Government Committee (January 26, 2021)
      • Administrative
      HB 2617 Whole Home Repair Fund Referred to House Urban Affairs Committee (May 27, 2022)
      • Energy Efficiency
      HB 2644 Well Plugging and Bonding Limitations Act 96 of 2022
      • Oil and Gas
      HB 2649 Regulatory Review Referred to Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee (June 23, 2022)
      • PEC Opposes this Legislation
      • Administrative
      HB 266 Solar Panels - Controlled Device Recycling Act List of Covered Devices Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (January 26, 2021)
      • Energy
      • Recycling
      HB 2672 Rebuild Act; Environmental Program Funding Referred to House State Government Committee (June 14, 2022)
      • Environmental Program Funding
      HB 2698 RGGI Compliance Tax Credit Referred to House Finance Committee (June 21, 2022)
      • Energy
      HB 2724 Public Reporting: Oil and Gas Operations Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (July 1, 2022)
      • Oil and Gas
      HB 2764 Heritage Areas Referred to House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee (August 9, 2022)
      • Recreation and Tourism
      HB 288 Establishing Regulatory Compliance Officers Referred to Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee (May 5, 2021)
      • Administrative
      HB 319 Microhydropower Pilot Programs Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (January 28, 2021)
      • Energy
      HB 332 Lead Levels in Playgrounds Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (January 29, 2021)
      • Public Health
      HB 353 Hydraulic Fracturing Operations – Tracer Fluids Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (February 3, 2021)
      • Oil and Gas
      HB 375 Air Quality Violations - Penalties and Enforcement Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (February 3, 2021)
      • Air Quality
      HB 461 Tax Holiday for EnergyStar and WaterSense Products Referred to House Finance Committee (February 9, 2021)
      • Energy Efficiency
      HB 481 Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Referred to House Labor and Industry Committee (February 9, 2021)
      • Electric Vehicles
      • Transportation
      HB 524 Exempts zero emissions vehicles from sales tax Referred to House Finance Committee (February 11, 2021)
      • Electric Vehicles
      • Transportation
      HB 525 Green Pass for Efficient Vehicles Referred to House Transportation Committee (February 11, 2021)
      • Electric Vehicles
      • Transportation
      HB 531 Increased Fines for Littering and Dumping Referred to House Judiciary Committee (February 16, 2021)
      • Littering
      HB 548 Energy Consumer Information Disclosure Referred to House Consumer Affairs Committee (February 17, 2021)
      • Energy
      HB 554 DMO Grants Legislation Referred to House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee (February 24, 2021)
      • Recreation
      HB 572 Exemptions from the Safe Drinking Water Act Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (February 22, 2021)
      • Drinking Water
      HB 573 Deemed Approval of Permits Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (February 22, 2021)
      • Administrative
      • Water Quality
      HB 574 Permit Tracking Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (February 22, 2021)
      • Administrative
      HB 579 Beverage Bottle and Can Deposit Program Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (February 22, 2021)
      • Recycling
      HB 590 Municipal Waste Recycling Fee Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (February 24, 2021)
      • Recycling
      HB 591 NPDES Permit Waiver Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (September 28, 2021)
      • Water Quality
      HB 592 Expanding Exemptions from Safe Drinking Water Act Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (February 24, 2021)
      • Drinking Water
      HB 594 Emergency Declarations - Outdoor Recreation Closures Referred to House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee (February 24, 2021)
      • Recreation
      HB 598 Limiting Prescriptive Easements for Public Use Second Consideration [Senate] (December 15, 2021)
      • Recreation
      • Public Lands
      HB 604 Deemed Approval of Permits Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Environment Committee (April 12, 2022)
      • PEC Opposes this Legislation
      • Administrative
      HB 610 Providing Landbanks Environmental Liability Protection Laid on the Table [House] (May 25, 2021)
      • Brownfields
      HB 637 CO2 Budget Trading Program Rulemaking Referred to the Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (April 1, 2022)
      • Climate Change
      • Air Quality
      HB 668 Adding member to Mining and Reclamation Advisory Board Re-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (February 7, 2022)
      • Mining
      HB 704 Drinking Water Standards Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 1, 2021)
      • Drinking Water
      HB 714 Riparian Buffers Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 1, 2021)
      • Water Quality
      HB 715 Notice of Dam Operation Abandonment or Discontinuation Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 1, 2021)
      • Waterways
      HB 72 Rulemaking Restrictions Referred to Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee (May 5, 2021)
      • Administrative
      • Rulemaking
      HB 748 Testing for Lead in Public Water Systems Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 3, 2021)
      • Drinking Water
      HB 754 Bottled Water Inspection Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 9, 2021)
      • Drinking Water
      HB 755 Bottled Water Inspection Referred to Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee (April 9, 2021)
      • Drinking Water
      HB 771 Stormwater Management Plan Exemptions Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 4, 2021)
      • Water Quality
      HB 783 Food Polystyrene Container Prohibition Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 8, 2021)
        HB 810 Streambank Fencing Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 8, 2021)
        • Water Quality
        HB 813 Lead Abatement Program Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 8, 2021)
        • Public Health
        HB 828 Creation of PA Tourism Commission Referred to House Tourism and Recreation Committee (March 8, 2021)
        • Recreation
        HB 829 Dedicating Funding for Tourism Marketing Laid on the Table [House] (November 10, 2021)
        • Recreation
        HB 838 Chemical Disclosure Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (March 15, 201)
        • Oil and Gas
        HB 861 High-Performance Buildings Tax Credit Referred to House Finance Committee (March 11, 2021)
        • Energy Efficiency
        HB 862 Energy Star-Rated Product Manufacturing Tax Credit Referred to House Finance Committee (March 11, 2021)
        • Energy Efficiency
        HB 863 Energy Star-Rated Glass and Window Technologies Tax Credit Referred to House Finance Committee (March 11, 2021)
        • Energy Efficiency
        HB 864 Green Roof Tax Credit Referred to House Finance Committee (March 11, 2021)
        HB 867 Maintaining the Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (March 15, 201)
        • Administrative
        HB 908 Open Space Preservation Referred to House Local Government Committee (March 15, 2021)
        • Land Conservation
        HB 939 Establishes an Office of the Repealer; Regulatory Limitations Referred to Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee (May 25, 2021)
        • Administrative
        HB 945 Administrative Code; Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 17, 2021)
        • Administrative
        HB 948 Fees on Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Laid on the Table [House] (June 25, 2021)
        • Electric Vehicles
        HB 950 Legislative Repeal of Regulations Referred to Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee (May 5, 2021)
        • Administrative
        HB 989 Energy Transition; Emissions Cap and Invest Program Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (March 22, 201)
        • PEC Supports this Legislation
        • Climate Change
        • Energy
        HR 148 Renewable Fuel Standard Adopted [192-8] (November 8, 2021)
        • Transportation
        HR 149 Study on Biolsolids Permitting Adopted by the House (December 15, 2021)
        • Administrative
        HR 161 Low and Zero Emission Vehicles Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (December 3, 2021)
        • Electric Vehicles
        • Transportation
        HR 170 Study on Economic Costs of Flooding Referred to House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee (February 3, 2022)
        • Climate
        HR 200 Geothermal Energy in Abandoned Mining Locations Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (May 11, 2022)
        • Energy
        HR 55 MS4 Requirement Suspension Referred to House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (February 24, 2021)
        • Water Quality
        • Stormwater
        HR 74 Wildlife Corridors Referred to House Tourism and Recreation Committee (March 11, 2021)
        • PEC Supports this Legislation
        • Fish and Wildlife
        • Conservation
        SB 1001 PA Game Commission Region Reform Referred to Senate Game and Fisheries Committee (January 5, 2022)
        • Fish and Wildlife
        SB 1011 DEP Employees; Private Sector Transition Referred to the Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (January 25, 2022)
        • Administrative
        SB 1030 Heavy-Duty Diesel Emissions Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (April 6, 2022)
        • Air Quality
        • Transportation
        SB 1038 Civil Penalties; Reclamation Fee O&M Trust Account Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (May 25, 2022)
        • Mining
        SB 1093 Energy Efficiency; Outdoor Advertising Act 89 of 2022
        • Energy Efficiency
        SB 119 CO2 Budget Trading Program Rulemaking Re-Referred to House Appropriations Committee (March 30, 2022)
        • Climate Change
        • Energy
        SB 1205 Waterfront Development Tax Credit Cap Increase Re-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (June 29, 2022)
        • Development
        SB 1219 Environmental Protection Standards; Energy Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Environment Committee (May 5, 2022)
        • PEC Opposes this Legislation
        • Energy
        • Oil and Gas
        SB 1220 Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Environment Committee (May 23, 2022)
        • Waste
        SB 1232 Agriculture Conservation Easement Purchase Program Referred to Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee (May 23, 2022)
        • Conservation
        • Agriculture
        SB 1249 Pollinator License Plate First Consideration [Senate] (June 28, 2022)
        • Species Protection
        SB 1250 Pennsylvania Pollinator Habitat Program Referred to Senate Transportation Committee (June 1, 2022)
        • Species Protection
        SB 1255 Oil Change Requirements; Mining Equipment Re-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (June 15, 2022)
        • Mining
        SB 126 Periodic Review of Regulations Referred to House State Government Committee (June 1, 2021)
        • Administrative
        • Rulemaking
        SB 1262 Cryptocurrency Permitting; Oil & Gas Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (June 3, 2022)
        • Cryptocurrency
        SB 1264 Public Transportation Modernization Referred to Senate Transportation Committee (June 2, 2022)
        • Transportation
        SB 1282 Land Banks; Environmental Liability Protections First Consideration [Senate] (June 15, 2022)
        SB 1310 Electronic Waste Recycling Program Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (August 10, 2022)
        • Recycling
        SB 15 RGGI Investments Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (July 26, 2021)
        • Energy
        SB 153 Increased Maximum Weight Limit for Electric-Powered Trucks Removed from the Table [House] (June 30, 2022)
        • Electric Vehicles
        • Transportation
        SB 161 Natural Gas Development Zone Program Referred to House Finance Committee (February 4, 2021)
        • Oil and Gas
        SB 189 Codifying and Expanding Office of Environmental Justice Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (February 10, 2021)
        • Environmental Justice
        SB 218 Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Solar Energy Referred to Senate Finance Committee (February 11, 2021)
        • Energy
        SB 233 Office of the Repealer Referred to House Intergovernmental Operations Committee (February 16, 2021)
        • PEC Opposes this Legislation
        • Administrative
        SB 251 Fertilizer Legislation Act 83 of 2022
          • Water Quality
          SB 275 Preemption of Utility / Energy Choice Vetoed by the Governor (July 11, 2022)
          • Energy
          SB 277 Electric and Natural Gas Transparency for Retail Suppliers Referred to Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (February 24, 2021)
          • Energy
          SB 28 Agency Permitting Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (June 1, 2021)
          • Administrative
          • Permitting
          SB 284 Bonding for Renewable and Alternative Energy Installations Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (April 14, 2022)
          • Energy
          SB 29 Establishing Regulatory Compliance Officers in Agencies Referred to Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee (January 20, 2021)
          • PEC Opposes this Legislation as Written
          • Administrative
          • Regulatory Compliance
          SB 300 Expanding the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Referred to Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (April 20, 2021)
          • Energy
          SB 301 DEP AQTAC Appointments Re-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (December 15, 2021)
          • Administrative
          SB 302 Restricting PFAS Chemicals in Firefighting Foam Laid on the Table [House] (June 15, 2022)
          • Water Quality
          • Public Health
          SB 32 Rulemaking Restrictions; Office of the Repealer Re-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (April 28, 2021)
          • Administrative
          • Rulemaking
          SB 387 Pipelines - Impacts to Water Supplies and Water Quality Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 10, 2021)
          • Oil and Gas
          • Drinking Water
          SB 408 Increasing Fines for Air Pollution Violations; Municipal Notification Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 12, 201)
            • Air Quality
            SB 415 E-Waste Recycling Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 12, 201)
            • Recycling
            SB 426 Regulatory Review Act Amendments Referred to Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee (March 15, 2021)
            • Administrative
            SB 430 PennVest Project Reform Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (March 15, 201)
            • Administrative
            SB 435 Clean Transportation Infrastructure Laid on the Table [Senate] (September 29, 2021)
            • PEC Supports this Legislation
            • Electric Vehicles
            SB 465 Agriculture Conservation Re-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (June 8, 2021)
            • Conservation
            • Agriculture
            SB 469 Exemptions from Dam Safety and Encroachments Act Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 22, 2021)
            • Water Quality
            SB 472 Community Solar Referred to Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (March 23, 2021)
              • Energy
              SB 475 Nutrient / Sediment Reduction Procurement Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (March 25, 2021)
              • Water Quality
              SB 494 Pipeline Safety and Communication Board Referred to Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (April 13, 2021)
              • Energy
              • Infrastructure
              SB 501 Expanding the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Referred to the Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (April 9, 2021)
              • Energy
              SB 518 Eminent Domain - Pipelines Referred to Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (April 20, 2021)
              • Energy
              • Infrastructure
              SB 520 Regulatory Review and Approval Referred to House State Government Committee (June 1, 2021)
              • Administrative
              SB 525 Growing Greener Funding Re-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (November 10, 2021)
              • PEC Supports this Legislation
              • Environmental Programs
              SB 529 Limitations on Interstate Compacts Referred to Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee (April 13, 2021)
              • Administrative
              SB 530 Placing Solar Panels on the Controlled Device Recycling Act List of Covered Devices Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 8, 2021)
              • Energy
              SB 533 Prohibition on Regulatory Approvals During Emergency Declarations Re-referred to House Appropriations Committee (January 25, 2022)
              • Administrative
              SB 534 Rollback of Conventional Oil and Gas Protections Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 8, 2021)
              • PEC Opposes this Legislation
              • Oil and Gas
              SB 535 Third Party Permitting Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 8, 2021)
              • PEC Opposes this Legislation
              • Administrative
              SB 545 Spill Reporting Requirements Re-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (September 21, 2021)
              • Water Quality
              SB 597 Water Quality Accountability Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (June 14, 2022)
              • Water Quality
              SB 601 Energy and Water Efficiency Standards Act Referred to Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (April 27, 2021)
              • Energy
              SB 607 Repealing Sunday Hunting Prohibition Laid on the Table [Senate] (September 29, 2021)
              • Recreation
              SB 611 Drinking Water Standards Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 27, 2021)
              • Drinking Water
              SB 612 PFAS Classification and Cleanup Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 27, 2021)
              • Water Quality
              SB 629 Oversight of Bottled Water Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 3, 2021)
              • Drinking Water
              SB 630 Oversight of Bottled Water Referred to Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee (May 3, 2021)
              • Drinking Water
              SB 635 Expansion of C-PACE Program Act 43 of 2022
              • PEC Supports this Legislation
              • Energy
              SB 637 Stormwater Management Fees; Agriculture Referred to Senate Local Government Committee (May 4, 2021)
              • Water Quality
              SB 64 Agricultural Preservation Funds Use; Land Trusts Laid on the Table [House] (June 15, 2022)
              • Conservation
              SB 644 Removal of Exemption from Soli Waste Disposal Act (Drilling Operations) Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 7, 2021)
              • Oil and Gas
              SB 645 Reclassification of Drilling Waste Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 7, 2021)
              • Oil and Gas
              SB 646 Wastewater Disposal - Drilling Operations Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 7, 2021)
              • Oil and Gas
              SB 650 Increased Setbacks; Oil and Gas Development Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (June 7, 2021)
              • Oil and Gas
              SB 655 Providing the Attorney General with Concurrent Jurisdiction in Environmental Crimes - Solid Waste Management Act Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 24, 2021)
              • Administrative
              SB 656 Providing the Attorney General with Concurrent Jurisdiction in Environmental Crimes - Clean Streams Law Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 24, 2021)
              • Administrative
              SB 657 Providing the Attorney General with Concurrent Jurisdiction in Environmental Crimes - Safe Drinking Water Act Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (May 24, 2021)
              • Administrative
              SB 680 Economic Analysis of Carbon Emitting Generation Facilities Referred to Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee (May 17, 2021)
              • Energy
              SB 692 Expedited Erosion and Sediment Permitting for Oil and Gas Development Re-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (July 8, 2022)
              • Water Quality
              • Oil and Gas
              SB 717 Permit Appeals; Environmental Hearing Board Laid on the Table [Senate] (October 25, 2021)
              • Administrative
              SB 718 Environmental Hearing Board - Terms and Reappointment Laid on the Table [Senate] (June 28, 2022)
              • Administrative
              SB 752 Statewide Single-Use Plastic Ban; County Opt-in for Paper Bag Fee Referred to Senate Finance Committee (June 23, 2021)
              • Waste
              SB 777 Car Emissions Testing - New Car Exemption Referred to House Transportation Committee (October 21, 2021)
              • Air Quality
              SB 792 Solar Procurement Restrictions Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (July 7, 2021)
              • Energy
              SB 809 Regulatory Abrogation Referred to Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee (July 7, 2021)
              • PEC Opposes this Legislation
              • Administrative
              SB 826 Solar Installation - Homeowner Associations Referred to Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee (July 26, 2021)
              • Energy
              SB 832 Establishing a Clean Streams Fund Re-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (November 10, 2021)
              • Environmental Program Funding
              SB 839 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (August 17, 2021)
              • Waste
              SB 868 Water Use Fee; Watershed Protection Program Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (September 17, 2021)
              • Water Resources
              SB 916 Funding for Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Infrastructure Referred to Senate Local Government Committee (November 1, 2021)
              • Environmental Program Funding
              • Water Quality
              SB 919 Local Solar Facilities Referred to Senate Consumer Protection & Professional Licensure Committee (October 25, 2021)
              • Energy
              SB 929 Expanding Combined Heat and Power under the AEPS Referred to House Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (November 9, 2021)
              • Energy
              SB 945 Allocation of Proceeds from State-Held Renewable Energy Credits Re-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee (January 26, 2022)
              • Energy
              SB 971 Expanding Spill Notification Requirements Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (December 10, 2021)
              • Water Quality
              SB 973 DCNR Grant Match Requirements; Exemptions Referred to Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee (December 17, 2021)
              • PEC Supports this Legislation
              • Environmental Program Funding
              • Recreation
              SB 979 Clean Energy Standard Referred to Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee (January 4, 2022)
              • PEC Supports this Legislation
              • Energy
              SR 143 Study on Enhancing Recycling in Pennsylvania Referred to Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (July 6, 2021)
              • PEC Supports this Resolution
              • Recycling
              SR 229 Critical Mineral Impact Study Referred to House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee (February 28, 2022)
                SR 284 Recognizing Dark Skies Week Referred to Senate Rules and Executive Nominations Committee (April 25, 2022)
                • PEC Supports this Legislation
                • Light Pollution
                • Dark Skies
                SR 70 Conservation Corridors Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee (April 13, 2021)
                • Fish and Wildlife

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