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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

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
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
April 7, 2014 Gov. Malloy: Lesson From Super Storm Sandy --Connecticut's Transportation Infrastructure Needs "Hardening'
March 20, 2014 Blumenthal, Murphy, Esty Announce $2.46 Million Federal Grant to Alleviate Longtime Meriden Flooding
March 13, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Passage Of Flood Insurance Bill
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Decision to Protect Bristol Bay from Pebble Mine
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 6, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Murphy Announce Key Senate Committee Passes Legislation to Protect Long Island Sound
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Fox News Chair Roger Ailes, CBS News President David Rhodes, ABC News President Ben Sherwood, NBC News President Deborah Turness - Cover Global Warming
Jan. 14, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Murphy Announces $3.9 Million in Federal Funding to Protect Long Island Sound
Dec. 19, 2013 Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change Releases Recommendations for Department of the Interior
Nov. 21, 2013 Sens. Carper, Boozman Lead Bipartisan Group of Colleagues in Introducing Resolution in Support of Recycling
Oct. 30, 2013 Bipartisan Bill Would Empower Local Nonprofit Restoration Groups to Complete Habitat Improvement Projects, Protecting Northwest Salmon
Sept. 20, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On EPA Announcement Of Higher Emmissions Standards For New Power Plants
July 25, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, Himes Announce EPA Grant To Study And Improve Water Quality At Norwalk Harbor
July 24, 2013 Climate Change
July 18, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Senate Confirmation Of Gina McCarthy To Head EPA
July 18, 2013 Executive Session
July 16, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Introduce Legislation to Protect Plum Island
July 8, 2013 Keep Student Loans Affordable Act of 2013
June 25, 2013 Blumenthal Statement on President Obama's Plan To Prepare U.S. For Impact of Climate Change
June 18, 2013 Blumenthal Introduces Legislation To Expand, Preserve National Scenic Trails
June 13, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Carbon Pollution
May 16, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, Larson, Esty Announce Grant to Evaluate Impact of Pequabuck River Flooding
May 3, 2013 Letter to Chairman Reed and Ranking Member Murkowski - Protect Long Island Sound
March 11, 2013 Senators Blumenthal, Gillibrand, Congressman Gibson, Tick-Borne Disease Alliance, And Weill Cornell Medical College Host NYC Forum On Silent Epidemic Of Lyme And Tick-Borne Diseases
March 4, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Nomination Of Former Connecticut Commissioner Gina McCarthy To Head EPA
Feb. 20, 2013 Letter to Acting Administrator Perciasepe - Environmental Health
Dec. 12, 2012 Blumenthal Gives Floor Speech Commemorating Lieberman's Legacy In Honor Of Senior Senator's Impending Departure From Senate
July 9, 2012 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
June 22, 2012 Gillibrand, Schumer, Lieberman & Blumenthal Announce Key Senate Panel Passes Legislation to Protect Long Island Sound
June 22, 2012 Gillibrand, Lieberman, Blumenthal and Schumer Announce Key Senate Panel Passes Legilsation to Protect long Island Sound
June 14, 2012 Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act--Motion to Proceed--Resumed
June 13, 2012 Landmark Bill Cracking Down on Waste, Fraud in Wartime Contracting Gains Bipartisan Support
June 1, 2012 Lieberman, Blumenthal, Courtney Applaud $800,000 in Grants for Preston to assess, Clean up Brownfield Sites, Boost Jobs
May 30, 2012 Blumenthal, Murphy, O'Leary, EPA Announce New Funding to Clean Up, Redevelop Old Factory Sites, Boost Jobs
May 24, 2012 Lieberman, Blumenthal, Courtney Applaud $800,000 in Grants for Preston to Assess, Clean Up Brownfield Sites
May 21, 2012 Murphy, Lieberman, Blumenthal, Larson Announce New Bill to Protect Farmington River
May 10, 2012 Lieberman, Blumenthal, Larson Announce $5.5 Million For West Hartford Storm Debris Removal
April 23, 2012 Lieberman, Blumenthal Courtney Announce USDA Rural Development Earth Day Project Winner
April 21, 2012 Blumenthal Statement On Earth Day 2012
Dec. 16, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 16, 2011 Gillibrand, Lieberman, Blumenthal & Schumer Introduce Legislation to Protect Long Island Sound
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of Interior
Oct. 25, 2011 Lawmakers See Coltsville Hearing as Positive Step for Project
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 22, 2011 Lieberman and Blumenthal Announce $5.8 Million Green Jobs Innovation Grant
June 14, 2011 Lieberman, Blumenthal, Delauro, Murphy Work to Declare Naugatuck River Valley as a National Heritage Area
April 24, 2011 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript
Sept. 7, 2010 Blog: Sierra Club Endorsement
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