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Ben Nelson's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

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
June 11, 2012 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
Feb. 13, 2012 They're Ba-a-a-ck; The E-15 Critics
Nov. 16, 2011 Nelson Commends Legislature For Stepping Forward on Pipeline
Nov. 9, 2011 Nelson Joins Bipartisan "Fair Compliance Act" to Preserve Nebraska Jobs and Avoid Utility Bill Hikes
Nov. 4, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Lisa P. Jackson, Administrator U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Oct. 20, 2011 Bipartisan Group Of Senators Introduce Coal Ash Recycling Legislation
June 27, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Lisa Jackson, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
March 15, 2011 Nelson Pushes for Farmers to be Better Represented in Environmental Decisions
Feb. 21, 2011 The Great American Race More American Than Ever
Feb. 18, 2011 Letter to Administrator Lisa Jackson
Feb. 17, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Jan. 31, 2011 Nebraska's Economy and Jobs Should Be Protected from EPA Overreach
Dec. 13, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Lisa Jackson, Administrator, United States Environmental Protection Agency & The Honorable Jacob Lew, Director, Office of Management and Budget
Dec. 10, 2010 Nelson Assured Pipeline Decision Not Yet Made
Oct. 21, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State
Oct. 13, 2010 EPA's E15 Approval Good First Step To Grow Nebraska Jobs And Ethanol
Sept. 23, 2010 Nelson: EPA Actions Rightly Concern Nebraska Agriculture
July 27, 2010 Letter To The Honorable William Burns, Undersecretary For Political Affairs, U.S. Department Of State
July 2, 2010 Nelson: Government Must Take All Precautions Before Proceeding With Pipeline
July 1, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar Secretary U.S. Department of Interior
June 18, 2010 Nelson "Extremely Disappointed" In EPA Decision On E15 Day
June 14, 2010 Letter to Mr. Tony Hayward Group Chief Executive, BP
June 10, 2010 Resolution Of Disapproval Of EPA Rule-Motion To Proceed
June 9, 2010 Lincoln Journal Star: Ben Nelson Says Voters Reject Extremists
March 3, 2010 Nelson Secures Assurances From EPA On Arsenic Regulations, Ethanol Blends, Obama Lead Clean-up
Jan. 21, 2010 Nelson Cosponsors Resolution To Fight EPA Overreach
Dec. 1, 2009 Nelson Statement On EPA E15 Announcement
Sept. 22, 2009 Bipartisan Group Of Senators Introduces Legislation To Protect Biofuels Industry From Misguided Indirect Land Use Rule
Aug. 6, 2009 Letter To President Barack Obama
July 24, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Lisa P. Jackson, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
June 25, 2009 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2010
May 14, 2009 Hearing Of The Interior, Environment And Related Agencies Subcommittee Of The Senate Appropriations Committee - The Environmental Protection Agency
March 16, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Lisa P. Jackson, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Aug. 7, 2008 Nelson Statement on EPA Denying Texas Waiver Request
July 22, 2008 Nelson Statement on EPA Delay of Waiver Decision
June 6, 2008 Nelson Statement on Climate Change Cloture Vote
June 5, 2008 Nelson Statement on Climate Change Cloture Vote
March 3, 2008 Another Good Year for Ethanol
March 19, 2007 Protecting Livestock Producers from an Extreme Proposal
March 8, 2007 Nelson Supports Legislation to Clarify Environmental Rules for Livestock Producers
Sept. 27, 2006 Press Release - Senate Panel Approves Nelsons Drought Mitigation Bill
May 4, 2006 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Dec. 19, 2005 Nelson: EPA Says Rural Communitites Will Have Time to Comply with Arsenic Standard
Jan. 25, 2005 Nelson Launches Rural Community Initiatives with Legislation to Help with Aresenic Compliance and Promote Alternative Crop Production
Jan. 24, 2005 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
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