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Mark Dayton's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Mark Dayton
Office: Governor (MN), Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for Governor
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: Eric, Andrew
Birth Date: 01/26/1947
Birth Place: Minneapolis, MN
Home City: Minneapolis, MN
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
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 Minnesota to Receive Up to $5 Million in Federal Highway Funds Following Statewide Flooding
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
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
July 18, 2005 Petition to Discharge
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
March 11, 2005 Dayton Denounces New EPA Rule on Mercury Emissions for Putting America's Children at Risk
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
Feb. 3, 2005 Dayton Joins Congressional Colleagues, Environmental Leaders at Rally to Protect Arctic Refuge from "Backdoor" Push for Drilling
Jan. 26, 2005 Dayton Applauds Preston-Area Citizens for Persistence in Securing Environmental Impact Study of Tire-Burning Plant
April 1, 2004 Letter to EPA Administrator Michael O. Leavitt
Oct. 28, 2003 Dayton Opposes Nomination of Leavitt for EPA Administrator
May 23, 2003 Your Dayton's Accout - It Is Time to Ban Asbestos
Jan. 23, 2003 Floor Statement on Devil's Lake
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