Monday, June 11, 2012

Energy, environment bills on Harrisburg voting list today

The Pennsylvania State House and Senate return for a busy month of work starting June 11.

The following energy and environment bills are scheduled for today's voting sessions:

In the House
Bill 367 (D.White-R-Indiana) Provides for mineral resource development on state lands and for the allocation of resulting revenue.

House Resolution 438 (Cruz-D-Philadelphia) Urges Philadelphia to establish a waste tire removal and disposal program

Resolution 505 (Preston-D-Allegheny) Disapproves the PUC regulation on natural gas competition.  

In the Senate:
Bill 1346 (Kasunic-D-Somerset) encouraging the use of mine drainage water for fracking and other purposes.

House Bill 3 (Geist-R-Blair) authorizing public-private transportation projects.

House Bill 807 (Sonney-R-Erie) Amends definitions, content, and registration and enforcement sections of the Biofuel Development and In-State Production Incentive Act.

House Bill 1682 (Taylor-R-Philadelphia) Provides for the creation of land banks.

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