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Al Franken's Public Statements on Issue: Energy

Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
July 21, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Gina McCarthy, Administrator U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Support Biodiesel, Help Create Jobs
July 21, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency- Support Biodiesel, Help Create Jobs
July 12, 2016 Heller Supports Bipartisan Bill To Create Tax Credit For Energy Storage
June 27, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Call to Establish a Strong Renewable Fuel Standard
June 10, 2016 Sen. Franken Says EU Trade Ruling on U.S. Produced Ethanol is Big Victory for Minnesota Farmers, Rural Communities
May 18, 2016 Sen. Franken's Statement on the Proposed 2017 Renewable Fuel Standard Targets
May 18, 2016 KEYC Mankato: Ag-state Senators Cool to EPA's Proposed Renewable Fuel Standards for 2017
May 12, 2016 For First Time Ever, Senate Approves Funding for Tribal Loan Program Championed by Sen. Franken
April 23, 2016 Star Tribune - Sen. Franken Measure to Get Loans to Indian Country Garners Bipartisan Love
April 21, 2016 After Hard Work from Sen. Franken, Loan Program That Would Help Minnesota's Tribal Economies One Step Closer to Reality
April 20, 2016 Sen. Franken: Senate-Passed Energy Bill a Bipartisan Compromise That Will Support Clean Energy & Help Create Jobs
March 28, 2016 Letter to Administrator McCarthy - Urging EPA to Release Strong Renewable Fuel Standard to Support Homegrown Ethanol Production
March 28, 2016 Letter to Barrack Obama, President of the United States - Keep Nuclear Materials Out of the Hands of Terrorists
Feb. 25, 2016 After Efforts from Dayton, Klobuchar, Franken, and Nolan, White House Announces New Actions To Crack Down On Illegal Steel Dumping
Feb. 2, 2016 Energy Efficency Standards
Feb. 2, 2016 Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015
Dec. 16, 2015 In Senate Speech, Sen. Franken Praises Momentous International Climate Change Agreement
Dec. 16, 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement
Dec. 3, 2015 Sen. Franken Will Join World Leaders in Landmark Climate Change Negotiations Today in Paris
Nov. 30, 2015 Sen. Franken: Finalized Renewable Fuel Standard is Not Strong Enough
Nov. 23, 2015 Sen. Franken Leads Bipartisan Effort to Fund Loan Program That Would Help Minnesota's Tribal Economies
Nov. 2, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Sally Jewell, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior - End Sweetheart Deal for Coal Producers at Expense of Taxpayers
Oct. 27, 2015 Klobuchar, Franken Announce Over $1.6 Million to Help Minnesota Farmers Lower Energy Costs, Boost Renewable Energy
Oct. 23, 2015 Letter to Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Push for Administration to Release Over $100 Million in Critical Heating Assistance for Minnesota Seniors and Families
Sept. 22, 2015 Sen. Franken Helps Offer Pathway to Cleaner Energy Future & Stronger Economy
Aug. 3, 2015 Sen. Franken: Newly Announced Clean Power Plan Will Help Address Growing Threat of Climate Change
July 30, 2015 Sen. Franken's Job-Creating Energy Measures Pass as Part of Comprehensive Energy Committee Bill
July 20, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Renewable Fuel Standard
July 20, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the EPA - Boost Biodiesel Volumes
July 2, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Ernest Moniz, Secretary of the Department of Energy, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - The Need for Use of Biomass Energy to Spur Economic Growth
June 30, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - Biomass Energy
June 29, 2015 Letter to All State Governors - Input on National Energy Policy
May 7, 2015 EPA Must End RFS Uncertainty
May 7, 2015 Sen. Franken Proposes New Measures to Invest in Energy Storage Systems, Help Minnesotans Tap Into Local Energy Sources
April 30, 2015 Sen. Franken Attends Presidential Bill Signing for His Energy-Efficiency Provision to Save Money, Spur Manufacturing
March 12, 2015 Sen. Franken Backs Major Bipartisan Energy-Efficiency Measure To Cut Nation's Energy Use, Create Jobs, Save Consumers Money
Feb. 9, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Biodiesel Fuel Standards
Jan. 23, 2015 Klobuchar, Franken: USDA Now Accepting Applications for REAP Grants to Help Minnesota Farmers Lower Energy Costs, Boost Renewable Energy
Jan. 6, 2015 After Push from Klobuchar and Franken, Surface Transportation Board Will Require BNSF Railway Company to Submit Detailed Plan to Help Mitigate Future Coal Shortages
Dec. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Boost LIHEAP Fuel Assistance
Dec. 12, 2014 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - Increase Investments in Community Wind Projects
Oct. 3, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Release Federal Aid for Home Heating Among Seniors, Low-Income Households
May 14, 2014 Durbin, Heitkamp Call For Federal Policies That Support Biodiesel Jobs & Production
May 12, 2014 Sen. Franken Disappointed Bipartisan Energy-Efficiency Bill Blocked Again on Senate Floor
April 4, 2014 Sens. Klobuchar, Franken Fight to Lower Minnesotans' Energy Costs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
March 26, 2014 Senator Franken Says Extending Biodiesel Tax Credit Would Create Minnesota Jobs, Cut Nation's Dependence on Foreign Oil
March 21, 2014 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman Committee on Finance and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member Committee on Finance - Include Extensions of Investment Tax Credit and Production Tax Credit for Wind Energy in Upcoming Tax-Extenders Package
March 10, 2014 Sen. Franken's Call for Increased Security for Power Grid Answered in Unprecedented Action by Top Energy Officials
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