Public hearing on utility scale solar development


Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee

AND Senate Local Government Committee

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 | 9:30 a.m.

North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 (and Virtual Participation)

Utility Scale Solar Development & Local Government Ordinances


9:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks
Senator Vogel, Majority Chair, Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Senator Dush, Majority Chair, Local Government
Senator Schwank, Minority Chair, Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Senator Kearney, Minority Chair, Local Government

9:40 a.m.
Jason Connell, Director of Infrastructure Planning, PJM – Testimony

10:00 a.m.
Dr. Mohamed Rali Badissy, Assistant Professor of Law, Penn State Dickinson School of Law – Testimony

10:20 a.m.
Kyle C. Kopko, Ph.D., Director, Center for Rural Pennsylvania – Testimony

10:40 a.m.
Samuel F. Cressler, Board Member, Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS) Chairman, Southampton Township Board of Supervisors – Testimony

11:00 a.m.
Ian Evans, Environmental Manager, Pattern Energy
Ray Fakhoury, Government Relations Consultant, Pattern Energy

11:20 a.m.
Closing Remarks

11:30 a.m.

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