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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: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate - Jr
General Nov. 4, 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
Issue Position: Environment
July 23, 2014 Senator Coons Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Boost Wetlands Conservation
June 11, 2014 Making Continuing Appropriations During a Government Shutdown
June 2, 2014 Senator Coons Applauds New Standards to Cut Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
May 27, 2014 Senators of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Praise USDA for Recognizing the Bay as a Critical Conservation Area
May 21, 2014 Carper, Coons, Carney Announce Assistance to Agricultural Producers to Improve Water Quality in Chesapeake Bay Watershed
May 14, 2014 Senator Coons, Delaware Wild Lands Director Participate in Roundtable on Conservation Priorities
May 12, 2014 Statement from Senator Coons on Senate's Failure to Advance Bipartisan Energy Efficiency Bill
May 9, 2014 Senator Coons Applauds Announcement of $2 Billion Goal for Federal Energy Savings
May 8, 2014 Senators Carper and Coons Introduce Bill to Preserve and Improve Delaware River Watershed
May 6, 2014 Statement from Senator Coons on Third U.S. National Climate Assessment
May 6, 2014 Senator Coons Files Weatherization Amendment to Strengthen Energy Efficiency Bill
April 24, 2014 Federal and State Officials, Conservation Partners Celebrate Two $1M Grants Benefitting Delaware's Bayshore and Beyond
April 22, 2014 Senator Coons Will Introduce Bill to Designate Nation's First Coast-to-Coast Trail
April 22, 2014 Senator Coons Will Introduce Bill to Designate Nation's First Coast-to-Coast Trail
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 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 Senators Coons, Carper Cosponsor Bipartisan Bill to Reduce Unnecessary Regulations on Delaware Farmers
Sept. 21, 2012 Drinking Water Improvement Projects Highlighted in Smyrna
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
Jan. 5, 2012 Delaware Awarded Nearly One Million Dollar Federal Grant to Protect Critical Coastal Wetlands in Delaware Bayshore
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. 15, 2011 Letter to Secretary Salazar, Department of Interior
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
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