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Chris Murphy's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Feb. 16, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Scott Pruitt - Recuse Yourself from Participating Personally and Substantially in Any Matter Related to the Litigation that you Pursued as the Attorney General of Oklahoma for the Entirety of Your Tenure at the Environmental Protection Agency
Jan. 17, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Penny Pritzker, Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce - Withdraw Rule Decreasing Catch Limits of Fish Species
Dec. 16, 2016 Connecticut Officials Respond to FRA Plan for Eastern Shoreline Rail Realignment
Dec. 10, 2016 Murphy Votes to Increase Lead Poisoning Protections, Return Old Stonington Wharf to Town
Dec. 7, 2016 Murphy Applauds White House Approval of First-ever Northeast Ocean Plan
Dec. 2, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader; the Hon. Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader; the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House; the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader - Buy America Provision in Water Infrastructure Package
Nov. 16, 2016 Connecticut Delegation Applauds Federal EPA Grants for Community Organizations Working to Protect Long Island Sound
Nov. 4, 2016 Murphy, Blumenthal Statement in Support of EPA Dredging Decision for Eastern Long Island Sound
Oct. 31, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jim Inhofe, Chairman of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, the Honorable Barbara Boxer, Ranking Member of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, the Honorable Bill Shuster, Chairman of the Committee on Transportation, the Honorable Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation, the Honorable Rob Bishop, Chairman of the Committee on Natural Resources, and the Honorable Raul Grijalva, Ranking Member of the Committee on Natural Resources - Call to Retain Restoration Subtitle S.2848 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA)
Oct. 18, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Support for Final Designation of Open-Water Disposal Sites
Oct. 15, 2016 Murphy Hails International Climate Change Agreement to Phase Out Harmful Hydroflourocarbons
Oct. 7, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State, and the Hon. Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Push for the Phasing Out of Hydroflurocarbons
Oct. 7, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of the Dept. State and the Hon. Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Proetction Agency - Climate Negotiators to Push for Significant Phase Down of Harmful Greenhouse Gas
Oct. 6, 2016 Murphy Calls for Renewed Efforts to Clean Up Long Island Sound Following Newly Released Report Card
Sept. 22, 2016 Murphy, Blumenthal, Whitehouse Introduce Green Bank Act to Support Clean Energy Initiatives
Sept. 22, 2016 Blumenthal, Murphy, Himes Announce Nearly $500,000 for the Maritime Aquarium to Address Climate Change
Sept. 8, 2016 After Extended Drought, Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Announce Federal Disaster Aid for Windham County Farmers
Aug. 4, 2016 Connecticut Delegation Urges President Obama to Designate New England Coral Canyons and Seamounts as First Ever Atlantic Marine National Monument
Aug. 4, 2016 Connecticut Delegation Urges President Obama To Designate New England Coral Canyons And Seamounts As First Ever Atlantic Marine National Monument
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 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 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 8, 2016 Connecticut Delegation Praises EPA Final Rule For Use Of The Central And Western Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Sites
June 28, 2016 In Wake of DHS Report, Blumenthal, Schumer, Gillibrand, Murphy Renew Call to Protect Plum Island
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 13, 2016 Murphy, Blumenthal, Esty, Stewart Announce $3.4 million Federal Grant to Prevent Lead Poisoning in New Britain
May 20, 2016 Connecticut Congressional Delegation Applauds $1.2 Million In Federal EPA Grants For Brownfields Clean-Up
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 28, 2016 Murphy, Courtney, 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 21, 2016 Murphy Secures Robust Funding to Support Long Island Sound Aquaculture Research, Connecticut Shellfish Industry & NOAA's Milford Lab
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 15, 2016 Senators Schumer, Gillibrand, Blumenthal & Murphy Urge Senate Appropriations Committee To Boost Federal Funding to Protect Long Island Sound
March 9, 2016 Gillibrand, Murphy Introduce Legislation to Promote Economic Growth and Protect Natural Resources in the Highlands Region
Feb. 24, 2016 In Wake of Flint Water Crisis, Murphy Introduces New Tax Credit Bill to Prevent Lead Poisoning in Connecticut
Feb. 5, 2016 Murphy Applauds President's Proposal to Fully Fund Land & Water Conservation Fund
Feb. 2, 2016 Senate Passes Murphy Amendment to Cut Emissions, Boost Federal Usage of Recycled Refrigerants
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. 5, 2016 Senators Demand Buy America Provision in Water Infrastructure Package
Dec. 18, 2015 Murphy Statement on Passage of Year-end Government Funding Bill
Dec. 13, 2015 Murphy Statement on International Climate Change Agreement
Dec. 10, 2015 New England Senators Call for Federal Funding to Support Conte Refuge and Connecticut River Watershed
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. 8, 2015 Murphy Calls on Senate to Follow House & Ban Plastic Microbeads Threatening Long Island Sound
Nov. 6, 2015 After Toxic Chemicals Detected in Connecticut Schools, Murphy Calls on Epa to Mitigate Widespread Problem
Nov. 6, 2015 Murphy, Collins Applaud International Agreement to Use Montreal Protocol to Reduce Hydrofluorocarbons
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