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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
May 5, 2016 Murphy, Blumenthal, Larson, Esty Statement On Agreement Between Fuelcell Energy And Exxonmobil To Pursue Novel Technology In Carbon Capture
April 21, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On the Paris Climate Agreement
April 1, 2016 Menendez, Booker Join Colleagues, Former Members of Congress in Filing Amicus Brief in Support of President Obama's Clean Power Plan
March 30, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Strong Support for EPA Plan to Reduce Nitrogen in Long Island Sound
March 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Lisa Murkowski, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environmental and Related Agencies; the Hon. Tom Udall, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies -
March 15, 2016 Senators Schumer, Gillibrand, Blumenthal & Murphy Urge Senate Appropriations Committee To Boost Federal Funding to Protect Long Island Sound
Feb. 25, 2016 In Wake of VW Scandal, Rush, Pallone, Markey, Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Fine Automakers for Violating Emissions Rules
Jan. 28, 2016 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Urge EPA To Take Further Action On Climate Change And Cut Methane Emissions
Jan. 7, 2016 Letter to Michael Horn, CEO Volkswagen Group of America - Compensation Options for Car Owners Decieved by Company's Emmission Default Devices
Jan. 5, 2016 After Efforts from Markey, Klobuchar and Blumenthal, Department of Justice Sues Volkswagen for Emissions Violations
Dec. 10, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Funding for the Connecticut River Watershed and the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge
Dec. 10, 2015 New England Senators Call for Federal Funding to Support Conte Refuge and Connecticut River Watershed
Dec. 2, 2015 Sens. Markey, Whitehouse, Blumenthal to Obama: Reform Coal Leasing Program to Protect Climate Change Goals
Nov. 19, 2015 Letter to Michael Horn, President and CEO, Volkswagen (VW) Group of America - Buy Back Polluting Vehicles at Fair Market Value
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On Human Trafficking in the Fishing Industry
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to CEO's of Major Corporations - Don't Give Up on Congress in Climate Efforts
Oct. 29, 2015 Letter to Rex Tillerson, Chairman and CEO ExxonMobil - Are You Still Funding Climate Denial?
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to Rex Tillerson, President and CEO of ExxonMobil - Are You Still Funding Climate Denial?
Oct. 26, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on FTC Commitment to Probe Into VW Emissions Scandal
Oct. 13, 2015 Schumer, Blumenthal: U.S. Must Send Dramatic & Strong Message That Actions Like Volkswagen's Will Never Be Tolerated Again; Consumers, Taxpayers Deserve to be Made Whole
Oct. 12, 2015 Blumenthal, Schumer Demand EPA and DOJ Levy $18 Billion, Maximum Penalty Against Volkswagen Following Deliberate and Deceptive Fraud
Sept. 28, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General - Take Strong Civil and Criminal Actions Against Volkswagen for Any Violations
Sept. 28, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the United States - Take Strong Civil and Criminal Actions Against Volkswagen for Any Violations
Sept. 25, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Arctic Drilling
Sept. 22, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on Reported DOJ Criminal Investigation into Volkswagen
Sept. 17, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, and Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Reauthorize and Fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund
Sept. 15, 2015 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Asks For First Atlantic National Marine Monument
Sept. 2, 2015 Letter to Lt. General Tom Bostick, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Adopt Dredged Material Management Plan
July 29, 2015 Connecticut Delegation Announces $12.4 Million in Emergency Preparedness Funding
July 20, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Renewable Fuel Standard
June 29, 2015 Letter to All State Governors - Input on National Energy Policy
June 22, 2015 Blumenthal, Murphy Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect and Restore Long Island Sound
June 22, 2015 Gillibrand, Schumer, Blumenthal, Murphy, Israel & Zeldin Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect & Restore Long Island Sound
May 29, 2015 Blumenthal, Murphy, Larson, DeLauro, Himes, Esty Announce Federal Grants for the Cleanup and Assessment of Brownfields Sites in Bridgeport, Stratford, East Hartford, and Meriden
May 22, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the US Department of the Interior - Halting Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling
April 22, 2015 East Coast Senators Introduce Bill to Prevent Atlantic Offshore Drilling
April 2, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Presidential Disaster Declaration From Blizzard
March 31, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change
Feb. 2, 2015 Murphy, Blumenthal, Esty, Larson Reintroduce Legislation to Protect Lower Farmington River
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Energy and the Environment
Dec. 5, 2014 Murphy, Blumenthan Issue Statement on Language in NDAA to Establish Coltsville as National Park
Nov. 19, 2014 Connecticut Delegation Applauds 14 Grants To Support Preservation And Restoration Of Long Island Sound
Nov. 19, 2014 Connecticut Delegation Applauds 14 Grants to Support Preservation and Restoration of Long Island Sound
Sept. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Methane Pollution
Sept. 19, 2014 Letter to People's Climate March Participants - Support for People's Climate March in New York City
Aug. 8, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Oil & Gas Drilling off the East Coast
July 2, 2014 Connecticut Congressional Delegation, Members Of New York Delegation Call For Repeal Of Law Compelling Sale Of Plum Island, Enabling Preservation Of Environmental Treasure
June 30, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives on Appropriations, and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations - Plum Island
June 30, 2014 Himes, Blumenthal, Murphy Applaud $30 Million Grant for South Norwalk
June 5, 2014 Murphy, Blumenthal, Himes, and Finch Applaud Sandy Recovery and Resiliency Efforts
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