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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Lamar Alexander
Office: U.S. Senate (TN) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Honey; 4 Children: Andrew, Leslee, Kathryn, William
Birth Date: 07/03/1940
Birth Place: Maryville, TN
Home City: Nashville, TN
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
June 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule
June 2, 2014 Alexander: Administration's New Carbon Regulation on Existing Power Plants "Will Drive Electricity Prices Up" and Hurt Job Creation in Many Parts of the Country
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Regarding EPA Regulations on Coal
May 22, 2014 Alexander: Congress Passing Extension of Ban on Restricted Areas Below Dams Is a "Victory for Tennessee Fishermen"
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations
May 20, 2014 Alexander: Agreement to Extend Ban on Restricted Areas Below Dams a "Victory for Tennessee Fishermen"
May 14, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency- EPA Should Recognize Companies Like Mohawk Industries For Voluntarily Reducing Emissions
May 7, 2014 Wall Street Journal - Wind-Power Tax Credits Need to Be Blown Away
May 1, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 8, 2014 Senate Agriculture Committee Passes Alexander, Corker Legislation to Preserve Nearly 20,000 Acres in Cherokee National Forest
March 26, 2014 Alexander: U.S. Interior Secretary Jewell "Supportive" of Bill to Reimburse Tennessee, Other States for Reopening National Parks
March 25, 2014 McConnell, Paul, Alexander, Rogers and Whitfield Praise Decision to Restore Lake Cumberland Water Levels to 723 Feet
March 11, 2014 Tennessee, Arizona Senators Introduce Legislation to Reimburse States for Reopening National Parks During Federal Government Shutdown
March 3, 2014 Alexander: Smokies History and Archive Facility "Great News for Everyone Who Loves the Great Smoky Mountains"
Feb. 11, 2014 Alexander: End Wind Subsidies, Double Energy Research, Create Jobs
Feb. 7, 2014 Alexander: $4.3 Million Smokies History and Archive Facility Approved
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Punishing Most Vulnerable Americans With Higher Utility Bills
Jan. 16, 2014 Alexander: EPA Regulation Would Drive Up Prices and Drive Down Job Growth
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Regulatory Overreach Impacting Alabama, U.S. Jobs
Aug. 20, 2013 July/August 2013 Newsletter
July 15, 2013 Alexander, Corker: Tennessee Wilderness Act Would Preserve Nearly 20,000 Acres in Cherokee National Forest
June 27, 2013 Senators Introduce Bipartisan, Comprehensive Nuclear Waste Legislation
June 3, 2013 Clean Energy Independence
June 1, 2013 Knoxnews.com - Water Treatment Plant to Intercept Mercury, Make Creek Safer
May 21, 2013 Alexander: House Passage of Senate Legislation to Stop Corps' Unreasonable Fishing Restrictions "Ends the Discussion"
May 3, 2013 Alexander: Treatment Plant Helps Address Mercury Problem at Oak Ridge
May 3, 2013 Alexander Praises Preservation of Land Near Smokies, Cherokee National Forest
April 30, 2013 Sens. Paul McConnell, and Alexander Respond to Army Corps Restrictions on Tailwaters Access
April 25, 2013 Feinstein, Senators Release Discussion Draft of Nuclear Waste Legislation
April 10, 2013 Alexander Asks U.S. Energy Secretary Nominee to Make Mercury Cleanup at Oak Ridge a Priority
March 26, 2013 Johnson City Press - 'Terrific Story': Senator Pleased with Dry Creek Rebuilding Project
March 23, 2013 Senate Passes Alexander, McConnell, Corker, Paul Amendment Opposing Corps' Fishing Restrictions
March 14, 2013 Alexander Praises Signing Into Law of Burr-Harkin Bill to Prepare Nation for Pandemic and Bioterror Attacks
Feb. 28, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Jan. 23, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Pipeline
Nov. 14, 2012 Letter to Barbara Boxer
Aug. 21, 2012 Alexander Statement on Court Reversal of EPA's Cross-State Air-Pollution Rule
June 29, 2012 Letter to President Barrack Obama
June 29, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
June 20, 2012 Alexander Votes to "Stand Up on Behalf of the People of Tennessee to Uphold This Clean Air Rule"
June 20, 2012 Disapproval of EPA Emission Standards Rule
June 18, 2012 Alexander: Obama Administration's Regulations Have "Thrown a Big Wet Blanket Over the American Economy"
June 15, 2012 Top Chattanooga Air Quality Officials Join Sen. Alexander in Support of New Clean Air Rule
June 13, 2012 The Tennessean - Tennessee Needs Air Rule for Jobs as well as Health
May 31, 2012 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
May 3, 2012 Alexander: Energy and Water Funding Bill Shows "Tennessee Projects Are Priorities for Our Entire Nation"
May 1, 2012 Alexander on EPA's "Smog" Designations for Shelby, Knox, Blount and Anderson Counties
April 3, 2012 Knoxville News Sentinel - Lawmakers Again Show Disregard for Scenic Vistas
March 27, 2012 Alexander: "Determining How to Regulate Greenhouse Gases is the Job of Congress, Not the Environmental Protection Agency"
Dec. 5, 2011 Keeping Other States' Dirty Air Out of Tennessee
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