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Ed Whitfield's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Edward 'Ed' Whitfield
Office: U.S. House (KY) - District 1, Republican
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 1
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Connie; 1 Child: Kate
Birth Date: 05/25/1943
Birth Place: Hopkinsville, KY
Home City: Hopkinsville, KY
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
April 16, 2014 New Non-Partisan Report Reveals Energy Production on Federal Lands Still Declining Despite Continued Growth on Non-Federal Lands
March 25, 2014 McConnell, Paul, Alexander, Rogers and Whitfield Praise Decision to Restore Lake Cumberland Water Levels to 723 Feet
March 25, 2014 Whitfield Supports Legislation to Prevent Government Waste and Save Jobs
March 12, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - New Power Plant Standards
March 6, 2014 Electricity Security and Affordability Act
March 6, 2014 Subcommittee Examines Energy Fuel Supply and Infrastructure
March 5, 2014 Electricity Security and Affordability Act
March 5, 2014 Whitfield Applauds Passage of Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
March 5, 2014 The Huffington Post - EPA's Power Plant Gamble -- A Risk We Can't Afford
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Barabara Boxer, Chairman, House Committee on Environment and Public Works - Water Resources Development Act
Feb. 21, 2014 EPA's Ever-Expanding Web of Red Tape
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of the Department of Energy - Release Cleanup Funding for Paducah
Feb. 3, 2014 Letter to John Hudson, Division Commanding General US Army Corps of Engineers, and Daniel Ashe, Director US Fish and Wildlife Service - Restore Lake Cumberland Water Levels
Jan. 30, 2014 Whitfield Statement on Lake Cumberland
Jan. 28, 2014 Whitfield's 'Electricity Security and Affordability Act' Clears Energy and Commerce Committee
Jan. 28, 2014 Whitfield Statement on Tonight's State of the Union Address
Jan. 14, 2014 Whitfield's Bipartisan Electricity Security and Affordability Act Sails Through Subcommittee
Jan. 9, 2014 Whitfield and Manchin Introduce Bipartisan Electricity Security and Affordability Act
Dec. 16, 2013 Senator McConnell Leads Kentucky Delegation in Filing Amicus Brief at U.S. Supreme Court to Support Kentucky Coal Jobs
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary US Department of Energy - Proposed Land Transfer Changes
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Proposed Power Plant Standards
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Major General Charles F. Bolden Jr., Administrator NASA - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary US Department of Agriculture - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director Office of Management and Budget - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Fred Hochberg, Chairman and President of Export-Import Bank of the US - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebulius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator US Agency for International Development - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 15, 2013 Upton and Whitfield Welcome Supreme Court's Review of EPA's Regulatory Authority
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, Dept. of Ag. - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Ernest Moniz, Dept. of Energy - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Penny Pritzker, Dept. of Commerce - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Jack Lew, Dept of Treasury - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Whitfield Takes to the Steps of the U.S. Capitol to Gather Nationwide Support for Affordable Energy
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, EPA - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 20, 2013 Committee Leaders Respond to EPA's Plan to Restrict Access to Affordable, Reliable Electricity
Sept. 20, 2013 Whitfield Responds to EPA's Plan to Restrict Access to Affordable, Reliable Electricity
Sept. 18, 2013 Hearing of the House Energy & Commerce Committee - Opening Statement of the Subcommittee on Energy & Power Hearing on The Obama Administration's Climate Change Policies & Activities
Sept. 13, 2013 Whitfield: Attorneys General Confirm Overreach by Obama's EPA on Coal-Fired Power Plant Regulations
Aug. 22, 2013 Energy and Power Subcommittee to Examine President's Climate Plan in Mid-September
Aug. 16, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - McConnell, Paul and Whitfield Request Meeting with U.S. Energy Secretary and Updated Plan for Economic Development and Expedited Cleanup at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant
Aug. 1, 2013 Whitfield, Polis & Perlmutter Introduce Bill to Strengthen Oversight and Improve Benefits of EEOICPA
July 31, 2013 Whitfield and Cassidy Kick Off Debate on Energy Consumers Relief Act
July 31, 2013 Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013
July 24, 2013 Subcommittee Continues Oversight of Renewable Fuel Standard
July 11, 2013 Hearing of the House Environment and the Economy of the Energy and Commerce Committee - Regulation of New Chemicals, Protection of Confidential Business Information, and Innovation
July 10, 2013 Subcommittee Advances Energy and Jobs Bills
July 3, 2013 Whitfield Speaks with Kentucky Coal Miners about President Obama's Climate Change Agenda
June 26, 2013 Hearing of the House Energy and Power Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee - Overview of the Renewable Fuel Standard: Government Perspectives
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