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Mark Dayton's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Office: Governor (MN), Democratic/Farmer/Labor
Date Title
Issue Position: Environment
Aug. 4, 2015 Governor Dayton Takes Executive Action to Ensure Citizen Engagement in Environmental Regulation
Aug. 3, 2015 Statement from Lt. Governor Tina Smith on the Clean Power Plan
July 1, 2015 First Steps For Better Water Quality Start Today in Minnesota
May 6, 2015 New Drinking Water Report Names Nitrate Contamination as Growing Challenge in Minnesota
April 29, 2015 New Report Shines Light on Water Quality Concerns in Minnesota
April 7, 2015 Governor's Jobs Bill Would Create 23,900 Minnesota Jobs
April 2, 2015 Governor Dayton's proposals to bolster Minnesota's outdoors
March 12, 2015 Governor Proposes Buffer Initiative to Protect, Improve Water Quality
March 11, 2015 Governor Mark Dayton Issues Emergency Executive Order 15-04
Jan. 14, 2015 Minnesota's Nation-Leading Water Quality Initiative Works with Farmers to Protect State's Lakes, Rivers, and Streams
Aug. 29, 2014 Letter to Darrell Vanyo, Chairman of the Flood Diversion Authority - Concerns Over the Fargo-Moorhead Area Flood Diversion Project
Aug. 21, 2014 Statement from Governor Dayton on the Addition of Hennepin and Ramsey Counties to Federal Disaster Declaration
Aug. 13, 2014 After 6-Year Wait, Mankato Civic Center Expansion to Be Completed
Aug. 1, 2014 99% of Job-Creating Permits Now Completed in 150 Days or Less
July 17, 2014 Minnesota Looks to Build on Clean Energy Progress, Create Jobs
July 16, 2014 Rock County Receives USDA Disaster Declaration Following Flooding
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Disaster Relief
July 9, 2014 Governor Dayton Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration
July 9, 2014 Minnesota to Receive Up to $5 Million in Federal Highway Funds Following Statewide Flooding
July 9, 2014 Minnesota to Receive Up to $5 Million in Federal Highway Funds Following Statewide Flooding
June 11, 2014 Governor Dayton, Minnesota Congressional Delegation Meet with Secretary of the Interior to Push for Federal Funding for Lewis & Clark Water Project
May 13, 2014 Governor Signs Key Unsession Bill into Law, Significantly Reducing Time it Takes to Process Business Permits
March 31, 2014 Governor Voices Support for Unsession Disaster Relief Reform Initiative
Feb. 23, 2014 Winona Daily News - Don't Mess with the RFS
Feb. 5, 2014 After Push from Minnesota Lawmakers and Governor Dayton, Administration Takes Action to Make It Easier to Transport Additional Propane to Minnesota and Other Areas Affected by Ongoing Propane Shortage
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reconsideration on EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard Rule
Oct. 29, 2013 Midwestern Governors Association: Midwestern Governors Unite to Address Aquatic Invasive Species; Call for Lead Federal Agency
Jan. 10, 2013 Governor Dayton redoubles efforts to speed permitting process
Nov. 16, 2011 Governor Dayton Moves to Simplify Minnesota's Environmental Review Process
March 3, 2011 Letter to Senator Bill Ingebrigsten and Representative Dan Fabian
Jan. 24, 2011 Dayton Issues Executive Order to Speed Permitting Process
Sept. 29, 2006 Agriculture Disaster Relief
July 19, 2006 Dayton: Senate Locks in Navigation Improvements to Upper Mississippi River in Water Resources Bill
June 21, 2006 Letter to Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil Rex Tillerson
June 7, 2006 Dayton, Democratic Colleagues Denounce Elimination of Senate-Passed $4B Aid Package for Farmers
Oct. 19, 2005 Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development, the Judiciary, the District of Columbia, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
Sept. 15, 2005 Hurricane Katrina
July 18, 2005 Petition to Discharge
July 15, 2005 Dayton Fights to Protect Minnesota's Lakes From Harmful Asian Carp
June 13, 2005 Dayton Urges Secretary Rice to Refer Devils Lake Outlet Project to International Joint Commission; Senator Concerned About Significant Risks to Minnes
June 6, 2005 Dayton Completes Statewide Tour of E-85 Stations in Effort to Promote Greater Use of Cheaper, Environmentally Friendly Homegrown Fuel
April 19, 2005 Dayton Blasts EPA at Senate Hearing on Mercury Emissions; New Rule Fails to Protect Public Health
April 7, 2005 Dayton Presses Senate Committee for Hearing on Mercury's Danger to Public Health
March 15, 2005 Dayton Calls for a Hearing on Mercury's Impact on Public Health
March 11, 2005 Dayton Denounces New EPA Rule on Mercury Emissions for Putting America's Children at Risk
March 8, 2005 Statement of Senator Mark Dayton on Heartland Energy's Decision to Pull Plans for Preston Tire-Burning Plant
March 7, 2005 Dayton Calls on EPA to Address Serious Flaws in Mercury Emissions Rule
Feb. 17, 2005 Dayton Joins Colleagues in Urging Administration to Take Immediate Action to Curb Global Mercury Pollution
Feb. 10, 2005 Dayton Calls for Action to Curb Global Warming
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