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Ben Nelson's Public Statements on Issue: Energy

Full Name: E. Benjamin 'Ben' Nelson
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Diane; 4 Children: Kevin, Kristy, Patrick, Sara
Birth Date: 05/17/1941
Birth Place: McCook, NE
Home City: Omaha, NE
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: Biofuels and Renewable Energy
Issue Position: Energy
Dec. 4, 2012 Senate Gives Alternative Fuels a Boost
Oct. 11, 2012 Nelson Applauds Announcement of the National Strategic Research Institute
Feb. 1, 2012 Nelson: Instead of Cutting the Deficit, Congress is Adding to Delays on an Important Energy Project
Jan. 23, 2012 Ethanol Remains a Top Priority in the New Year
Sept. 21, 2011 Nelson Calls for Certification by Governors of Keystone XL Pipeline Route
July 13, 2011 Nelson Wants the Corps to Look Ahead
July 5, 2011 Nelson: Corps Says Nuclear Plant Safety Key, and will Conduct Full Assessment of its Flood Management
June 29, 2011 Nelson: Corps Must Consider Safety of Nebraska's Nuclear Plants in Flood Plan
June 23, 2011 Nelson Continues Oversight of Feds' Flood management
April 13, 2011 Nelson Monitoring Progress At Fort Calhoun And Cooper Nuclear Plants
March 16, 2011 Nelson Statement on Keystone Pipeline
Jan. 31, 2011 Living Off the Land
Jan. 21, 2011 Nebraska Wind, Biogas, and Renewable Energy Advancing with $1.8 Million in Funding
Jan. 21, 2011 EPA's E15 Approval Will Grow Nebraska Jobs and Renewable Energy
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Energy
Dec. 15, 2010 Major Tax Cuts Supports Nebraska Jobs and Families
Dec. 9, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid, Majority, Leader United States Senate and The Honorable Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee
Dec. 9, 2010 Renewable Energy Grant Program Extension Likely
Dec. 1, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid Majority Leader and The Honorable Mitch McConnell Minority Leader
Nov. 29, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid, The Honorable Mitch McConnell, The Honorable Max Baucus, The Honorable Charles E. Grassley
Oct. 25, 2010 Going Green Saves Taxpayers Greenbacks
Sept. 7, 2010 A State of Mind
Sept. 1, 2010 Column: A State of Wind
July 12, 2010 Op-Ed: EPA Decision Threatens Economic Growth And Energy Independence
June 24, 2010 Letter To President Barack Obama
June 15, 2010 Nelson Promotes Wind Energy Development In Nebraska
June 10, 2010 Resolution Of Disapproval Of EPA Rule-Motion To Proceed
April 20, 2010 Barrasso, Nelson Introduce Bill to Protect Valuable Uranium Industry Jobs
April 20, 2010 Nelson Joins Grassley, Conrad And Others To Work To Extend Ethanol Tax Incentives To Build Energy Security And Create Jobs
April 19, 2010 Op-Ed: Nebraska's Wind Power Potential
March 29, 2010 Op-Ed: Ensuring Stratcom Continues To Keep America Safe
March 1, 2010 Column: Congress Is Responsible For Cutting Greenhouse Gases, Not EPA Bureaucrats
Sept. 28, 2009 Op-Ed: An Easy Way To Increase Ethanol Use And Help America's Battle For Energy Independence
Aug. 6, 2009 Letter To President Barack Obama
July 29, 2009 Energy And Water Development And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
June 17, 2009 Nelson Introduces Bill To Extend Funding For Rural Hospitals
June 16, 2009 Hearing Of The Financial Services And General Government Subcommittee Of The Senate Appropriations Committee - FY 2010 Budget Estimates For The Small Business Administration And The General Services Administration
May 22, 2009 Nebraska Experience Helps Make The Case For More Nuclear Energy
May 14, 2009 Hearing Of The Interior, Environment And Related Agencies Subcommittee Of The Senate Appropriations Committee - The Environmental Protection Agency
May 7, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Committee On Armed Services - The Report Of The Congressional Commission On The Strategic Posture Of The United States
April 27, 2009 Energy Needs A Super Highway Like Vehicles Need An Interstate
April 3, 2009 Nelson Introduces Broad-Based Energy Bill
March 24, 2009 Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing - United States European Command And United States Joint Forces Command
March 16, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Lisa P. Jackson, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
March 12, 2009 Nelson: Stimulus Bill Sends Millions To Nebraska For Energy
March 2, 2009 Renewing The Economy Through Renewable Energy
Feb. 2, 2009 Nebraska Could Become A Major Renewable Energy Provider
Jan. 22, 2009 Nelson Introduces Bill To Promote Biogas Production Through Tax Credits
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