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Chris Coons' Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' A. Coons
Office: U.S. Senate (DE) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. Senate - Jr
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Annie; 3 Children: Michael, Jack, Maggie
Birth Date: 09/09/1963
Birth Place: Greenwich, CT
Home City: Wilmington, DE
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
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 31, 2014 Statement of Senator Coons on U.N. Climate Change Report
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 7, 2014 Senator Coons' Wetlands Conservation Legislation Clears Committee
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Members of Congress Urge EPA Administrator McCarthy to Reduce Use of Harmful Climate Change-Causing Pollutant
Nov. 21, 2013 Sens. Carper, Boozman Lead Bipartisan Group of Colleagues in Introducing Resolution in Support of Recycling
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Grant Temporary Protected Status to Filipinos in Wake of Devastating Typhoon
Sept. 27, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Findings of Key Study on Climate Science
Sept. 11, 2013 Senator Coons, Secretary O'Mara Participate in Roundtable Discussion on the Economic Impacts of Climate Change
June 25, 2013 Senator Coons Applauds President Obama's Climate Change Strategy
May 24, 2013 Carper, Coons, Carney Announce $20 Million For Climate Change Research At Delaware Colleges
May 14, 2013 Senate Passes Amendment by Senators Carper and Coons to Protect Delaware River Basin
April 24, 2013 Senator Coons, UD Professor Participate in Roundtable Discussion on Impact of our Changing Climates and Oceans
April 23, 2013 Senators Carper, Coons Sponsor Bipartisan Bill to Eliminate Unnecessary EPA Regulation on Delaware Farmers
April 22, 2013 Climate Change
March 14, 2013 White Clay Creek Wild and Scenic River Expansion Act
March 5, 2013 Letter to Acting Secretary Wolin and Acting Commissioner Miller - Alternative Energy Tax Credits
Dec. 6, 2012 Delaware Congressional Delegation Highlights Delaware Recipients of 2012 Environmental Justice Small Grants
Sept. 21, 2012 Drinking Water Improvement Projects Highlighted in Smyrna
Sept. 21, 2012 Senators Coons, Carper Cosponsor Bipartisan Bill to Reduce Unnecessary Regulations on Delaware Farmers
Aug. 16, 2012 Millsboro Receives Funding to Improve Environment
July 30, 2012 Senators Coons, Carper highlight conservation accomplishments in Chesapeake Bay Watershed
July 30, 2012 Sens. Carper, Coons Highlight Conservation Accomplishments in Chesapeake Bay Watershed
July 3, 2012 Event Recognizes Delaware's Ocean Beaches
April 30, 2012 Bloom Energy Expands to East Coast
March 8, 2012 Letter to Jeffrey Zients, Acting Director and Deputy Director for Management
Dec. 20, 2011 Delmar's New State-of-the-Art Wastewater Treatment Facility Unveiled
Nov. 17, 2011 Coons, Casey, and Toomey File Amendment That Would Increase Chances for Delaware River Dredging
Nov. 10, 2011 Senator Coons' Bill to Expand White Clay Creek Voted Out of Committee
Sept. 13, 2011 Bipartisan Group of Senators Announce Formation of Oceans Caucus
Aug. 2, 2011 Senators Carper, Snowe Lead Bipartisan Group of Colleagues in Resolution in Support of Recycling
June 27, 2011 Senator Coons Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Promote Electric Vehicles and Expand Infrastructure
June 23, 2011 Sens. Carper, Coons, Lautenberg, Menendez, Schumer, Gillibrand and Casey Introduce Bill to Protect and Enhance the Delaware River Watershed
June 16, 2011 Ethanol
May 12, 2011 Coons, Carper, Casey, Pitts, Carney introduce bill to widen protected area of White Clay Creek watershed
May 12, 2011 Pitts, Coons, Carper, Casey, Carney Introduce Legislation to Expand Protection for White Clay Creek
April 24, 2011 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript
Feb. 10, 2011 Delaware Congressional Delegation Introduces the First State National Historical Park Act of 2011
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Enviorment
Issue Position: Environment
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