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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Date Title
July 21, 2016 Letter to Conferees of the Energy Policy Modernization Act Conference Committe- Esty, Murphy, Blumenthal, Larson Continue Push for Lower Farmington River Wild & Scenic Designation
July 20, 2016 Blumenthal, Murphy, DeLauro, Himes, Esty Announce $2.9 Million in Federal Grants to Protect Naugatuck Valley Families from Lead Poisoning
July 18, 2016 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator- Connecticut And Rhode Island Congressional Delegations Write To EPA In Support Of Eastern Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Site
July 14, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Maine Congressional Delegation Calls for Continued Public Engagement on Draft Northeast Ocean Plan
July 14, 2016 Blumenthal, Murphy, DeLauro, Larson, Esty Applaud More Than $600,000 in Federal Funding to Clean Up Contaminated Brownfield Sites in Economically Disadvantaged Communities on Connecticut
July 8, 2016 Connecticut Delegation Praises EPA Final Rule For Use Of The Central And Western Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Sites
July 7, 2016 Schatz, Blumenthal, Wyden, Merkley, Booker Introduce Comprehensive Legislation to Reduce Food Waste
June 28, 2016 In Wake of DHS Report, Blumenthal, Schumer, Gillibrand, Murphy Renew Call to Protect Plum Island
June 27, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Call to Establish a Strong Renewable Fuel Standard
June 14, 2016 Letter to David Smith, Acting Inspector General for the US Department of Commerce- Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Call for Inspector General Investigation into Unfair Quotas that Threaten Connecticut Fishing Industry
June 14, 2016 Letter to Board Members of the United States Chamber of commerce- Findings of an Investigation into the Lobbying Activities of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
June 13, 2016 Murphy, Blumenthal, Esty, Stewart Announce $3.4 million Federal Grant to Prevent Lead Poisoning in New Britain
June 8, 2016 Blumenthal Statement Following Senate Passage of Toxic Chemical Reform Law
June 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Senators Urge Administration to Take New Fossil Fuel Leases Off the Table in Offshore Drilling Plan
May 20, 2016 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Applauds $1.2 Million In Federal EPA Grants For Brownfields Clean-Up
May 19, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John F. Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Sally Jewell, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior- Concern Over Canadian Offshore Drilling Next to Georges Bank in North Atlantic
May 5, 2016 Murphy, Blumenthal, Larson, Esty Statement On Agreement Between Fuelcell Energy And Exxonmobil To Pursue Novel Technology In Carbon Capture
April 29, 2016 Connecticut Delegation Applauds House Committee Passing Legislation Intended To Prevent The Sale Of Plum Island
April 28, 2016 Courtney, Murphy, Blumenthal Statement On EPA Proposal For An Eastern Long Island Sound Dredging Site
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 18, 2016 Letter to Lisa Murkowski, Chairman and Tom Udall, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies- National Parks Maintenance Backlog
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
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