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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Energy

Full Name: Richard Blumenthal
Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Cynthia; 4 Children
Birth Date: 02/13/1946
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
Home City: Greenwich, CT
Date Title
Issue Position: Energy & Environment
Issue Position: Green Energy
Issue Position: Protecting Long Island Sound & Our Environment
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
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 19, 2013 Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change Releases Recommendations for Department of the Interior
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Max Baucus, Chair, and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, of the Senate Finance Committee - Clean Energy Tax Incentives Extension
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Secretary U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Director, Office of Management and Budget - Support Biodiesel
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 20, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On EPA Announcement Of Higher Emmissions Standards For New Power Plants
Sept. 16, 2013 Blumenthal Joins Legrand, Energy Advocates In Demanding Passage Of Bi-Partisan Federal Energy Efficiency Legislation, Currently Hijacked By Fringe Ideologues
Sept. 11, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013
Aug. 5, 2013 Larson, Blumenthal, Murphy Announce $100,000 for Alternative Fuel Plant Study
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Nov. 20, 2012 Letter to Secretary LaHood
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
Sept. 13, 2012 Blumenthal, Larson Introduce Bills to Improve Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy Technology for America
Aug. 22, 2012 Larson, Blumenthal Call for Improved Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy Technology for America
July 18, 2012 Senators Host Briefing on Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technologies to Initiate Launch of New Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Caucus
July 13, 2012 Delegation Announces Over $4 Million in Federal Funds Going to UTC to Help Develop Natural Gas Vehicles
July 10, 2012 Delegation Praises Fuel Cell Power Plant at CCSU
June 15, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman on the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, the Honorable Michael B. Enzi, Ranking Member Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, the Honorable Fred Upton, Chairman on the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and the Honorable Henry A. Waxman Ranking Member Committee on Energy and Commerce
June 13, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works - Nomination of Dr. Allison Macfarlane
Jan. 19, 2012 Connecticut Delegation Announces Release of LIHEAP Funds
Dec. 27, 2011 Letter to Kimberley J. Santopietro, Executive Secretary of Public Utilities Regulatory Authority
Dec. 22, 2011 Blumenthal Statement on Release of LIHEAP Funds for Connecticut
Dec. 13, 2011 Letter to Chairman Bingaman and Ranking Member Murkowski of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
Nov. 17, 2011 Statement on Management Changes at CL&P
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of Interior
Nov. 10, 2011 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairman Inouye, and Ranking Member Cochran
Nov. 6, 2011 Blumenthal: CL&P's Failure to Meet Sunday Deadline "Shreds Credibility'
Nov. 4, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Jon Wellinghoff, Chairman Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Oct. 25, 2011 Letter to Chairwoman Murray and Chairman Hensarling
Oct. 19, 2011 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the United States Department of Health & Human Services
June 20, 2011 FTC Heeds Blumenthal's Call to Launch Comprehensive Investigation into Oil Speculation, Potential Criminal Activity in Energy Market
May 11, 2011 Letter to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
May 4, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General, The Honorable Jonathan Leibowitz, Chairman, Federal Trade Commission, The Honorable Gary Gensler, Chairman, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, The Honorable Jan Wellinghoff, Chairman, Federal
April 24, 2011 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript
March 15, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Gregory B. Jaczko, Chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Jan. 5, 2011 Richard Blumenthal Sworn in as Connecticut's Newest Senator
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