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Al Franken's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Jr, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
Date Title
July 7, 2015 International Falls Journal - Minnesota Delegation Seeks Fishing Guide Fee Exemption
June 30, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Ernest Moniz, Secretary of the Department of Energy- Support of the Use of Biomass Energy
June 29, 2015 Letter to All State Governors - Input on National Energy Policy
May 29, 2015 Sen. Franken's Statement on New Renewable Fuel Standard Proposal
May 22, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the US Department of the Interior - Halting Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling
May 21, 2015 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Environmental Concerns with Trans Pacific Partnership
May 19, 2015 Klobuchar, Franken Continue Push to Complete Lewis and Clark Water System
May 7, 2015 EPA Must End RFS Uncertainty
May 4, 2015 Senator Schatz, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Promote Preservation of Native Languages
April 14, 2015 Letter to the National Governors Assiciation - Advice When Considering Mitch McConnell's Letter
March 31, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change
March 2, 2015 Sens. Klobuchar, Franken Push Bipartisan Bill to Stop Spread of Invasive Carp in Great Lakes
Feb. 9, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Biodiesel Fuel Standards
Feb. 6, 2015 Klobuchar, Franken, Nolan, Paulsen Renew Efforts to Improve North Country Scenic Trail Route in Minnesota and Boost State Tourism
Jan. 27, 2015 Letter to Estevan Lopez, Comissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation - Provide Crucial Funding for Lewis and Clark Water System
Nov. 24, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader, of the Senate - Funding Solution for LWCF
Nov. 19, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Warm Air Furnace Regulations
Aug. 22, 2014 After Push From Klobuchar, Franken, McCollum, Ellison and Paulsen, Administration Issues Disaster Declaration for Hennepin and Ramsey Counties
July 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Clarity Over the Clean Water Act
July 30, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Nolan Announce Nearly $1 Million for Lake Superior Coastal Program
July 22, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz: Administration Issues Disaster Declaration for Communities Impacted by Devastating Flooding
July 21, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz: Disaster Loans Available for Small Businesses and Other Organizations Affected by Flooding in Rock, Murray, Nobles, and Pipestone Counties
July 16, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz Announce USDA Disaster Declaration for Rock and Adjacent Counties, Allowing Them to Be Considered for Emergency Assistance
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Major Disaster Declaration
July 3, 2014 Letter to Debra Crusoe, Minnesota State Executive Director of the USDA Farm Service Agency - Support Minnesota Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by Flooding
June 18, 2014 Sen. Franken's Statement on Keystone Pipeline Vote in Senate Energy Committee
June 12, 2014 Minnesota Lawmakers meet with Interior Secretary to Press the Administration to Complete Lewis and Clark Water System
June 11, 2014 Governor Dayton, Minnesota Congressional Delegation Meet with Secretary of the Interior to Push for Federal Funding for Lewis & Clark Water Project
May 27, 2014 Sen. Franken: New Conservation Program to Address Flooding, Improve Water Quality, Protect Wildlife in Red River Valley
May 27, 2014 Letter to Barbara Boxer, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, and David Vitter, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works - Regarding Plan to Restore Great Lakes
May 22, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, and Thomas P. Bostick, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers - Regarding Soo Locks Replacement Project
May 22, 2014 Sen. Franken: Passage of Bipartisan Waterways Development Bill Critical To Minnesota Economic Future, Nation's Competitiveness
May 15, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson: Final Water Infrastructure Bill Authorizes Funding for Roseau Flood Project, Marsh Lake Restoration
May 14, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson: Final Water Infrastructure Bill Authorizes Funding for Roseau Flood Project, Marsh Lake Restoration
May 14, 2014 Durbin, Heitkamp Call For Federal Policies That Support Biodiesel Jobs & Production
April 9, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Strong Investment in Important Land Conservation Programs
March 14, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works - Great Lakes Asian Carp
March 14, 2014 After Passing Senate, Sens. Franken, Klobuchar, & Rep. Nolan's Land Exchange Bill Set to Become Law
March 5, 2014 Sens. Klobuchar, Franken, and Rep. Peterson: Army Corps to Fund Completion of Roseau Flood Project This Year
March 4, 2014 Sen. Franken: Lewis and Clark Water Project to See Additional $5.2 Million in 2014
Feb. 5, 2014 After Push from Minnesota Lawmakers and Governor Dayton, Administration Takes Action to Make It Easier to Transport Additional Propane to Minnesota and Other Areas Affected by Ongoing Propane Shortage
Feb. 4, 2014 Senator Says Bill Protects Wildlife Habitat and State's Important Water Resources
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Michael Connor, Commissioner, US Bureau of Reclamation - Resources for Lewis and Clark
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Revise Fuel Standards Proposal
Nov. 15, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz: Proposed Rule to Amend Renewable Fuel Standard for Economy and Energy Security
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary Jo-Ellen Darcy, Department of Army - Asian Carp
Sept. 13, 2013 Sen. Franken Fights to Keep Energy Costs Down for Northwest Minnesota Businesses, Families
July 25, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Bachmann, Ellison, Walz, Paulsen, Nolan Announce Disaster Declaration for 18 Minnesota Counties to Assist Storm Cleanup Efforts
July 23, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cimate Change Effect on Great Lakes
July 9, 2013 Sen. Franken Pushes Bill to Protect Minnesota Timber Industry
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