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Matt Mead's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Matt Hansen Mead
Office: Governor (WY), Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carol; 2 Chidren: Mary; Pete
Birth Date: 03/11/1962
Birth Place: Jackson, WY
Home City: Cheyenne, WY
Date Title
March 28, 2014 Wyoming Challenges EPA on Regional Haze in 10th Circuit
March 20, 2014 Public Meeting in Gillette on Orphaned Wells Planned
March 7, 2014 Governor Activates National Guard to Assist with Flooding
Feb. 14, 2014 Wyoming Appeals EPA's Decision on Tribal Boundary
Jan. 27, 2014 Governor Continues to Support a Water Solution for Residents near Pavillio
Dec. 10, 2013 Governor Proposes Accelerated Plan for Plugging Abandoned Wells
Nov. 12, 2013 Governor's Baseline Water Testing Initiative Goes into Effect in 2014
Nov. 1, 2013 Governor Seeks Input on Wyoming Water Strategy
Sept. 20, 2013 Governor: EPA Proposal Poses Grave Implications for Coal and Economic Stability
Aug. 26, 2013 Wyoming Has a Strong Plan for Regional Haze and Governor Urges EPA to Adopt It
Aug. 23, 2013 Governor Takes Pride in Wyoming's Leadership on Hydraulic Fracturing and Wants it Recognized
Aug. 16, 2013 Governor's Initiative to Require Baseline Water Testing Moves to Formal Comment Period
Aug. 2, 2013 Governor: EPA's Practice of "Sue and Settle" Ignores Cooperative Federalism
July 11, 2013 Governor to Testify Against Regional Haze Rule
June 20, 2013 Wyoming to Lead Further Investigation of Water Quality Concerns Outside Pavillion with Support of EPA
June 14, 2013 Governor Asks EPA to Take More Time with Costly Rule Change Proposal
April 30, 2013 Governor Mead: Two Decade Plan for Federal Land Use in Five Counties Must Be the Best Possible
April 26, 2013 Governor Opposes Targeting Coal Exports with NEPA
April 17, 2013 WYDOT Plows into Yellowstone
April 1, 2013 Local Solution Means Wyoming Plows to Head for Yellowstone Today
March 15, 2013 Governor Marks Sawmill's Startup and Celebrates New Jobs
March 12, 2013 Wyoming Gives Go Ahead to Locals to Open Roads to Yellowstone
March 7, 2013 Governor: Gas Play in Carbon and Sweetwater Counties Could be Significant for Economy, Needs to be Done Right
Feb. 21, 2013 Governor Supports Sensible Approach to Future Budgeting
Jan. 22, 2013 Governor Opposes Using Federal Rules to Block Coal Exports
Nov. 30, 2012 Governor Builds for the Future with Budget Proposal
Sept. 26, 2012 Governor Mead's Statement on USGS Report
Aug. 22, 2012 Governor Comments on Yellowstone Winter Use
Aug. 7, 2012 Governor Tells EPA that Wyoming Should Lead on Regional Haze Regulation
July 12, 2012 Wyoming Asks to Intervene in Green Mountain Suit
June 26, 2012 Governor Mead Expresses Grave Concerns about EPA's Proposed Coal Regulation
June 21, 2012 Citing Need for Analysis of Impact on Wyoming, Governor Requests Comment Period Extension
March 8, 2012 Governor, Tribes and EPA Administrator Issue Joint Statement Vowing Cooperation
March 6, 2012 Governor Mead Signs Redistricting Bill and Moves to Have Wyoming Regulate Greenhouse Gases
Feb. 29, 2012 Wyoming Stands Up for Plan to Protect Forests from Beetles
Jan. 17, 2012 Governor Asks EPA to Respond to Wyoming's Questions on Pavillion Test Wells
Dec. 21, 2011 Governor Mead Asks for More Thorough Testing of Wells in Pavillion
Dec. 8, 2011 Governor Mead: Implications of EPA Data Require Best Science
Dec. 5, 2011 Governor Mead Asks Full Court to Review Roadless Rule Decision
Sept. 7, 2011 Governor Mead Continues to Push for More Winter Use in Yellowstone
July 7, 2011 Governor Mead and Secretary Salazar Move Toward Returning Control of Wolves to Wyoming
June 1, 2011 Governor Mead's Statement on Secretary Salazar's Decision not to implement the Wild Lands Order
Feb. 11, 2011 State of Wyoming Appeals Unreasonable Rules from EPA
Jan. 18, 2011 Governor Mead Asks Department of Interior to Rescind Wild Lands Order
Issue Position: Protection of Property Rights
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