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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
General Nov. 4, 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
House Approves Bill to Increase Domestic Refinery Capacity
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Environment and Conservation
Aug. 3, 2014 USA Today - Rep. Ed Whitfield: America's Pain is China's Gain
July 29, 2014 Hearing of the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce - FERC Perspectives: Questions Concerning EPA's Proposed Clean Power Plan and Other Grid Reliability Challenges
July 29, 2014 Members Question FERC Over EPA's Clean Power Plan
July 28, 2014 Sunscreen Innovation Act
July 23, 2014 Letter to Allison Macfarlane, Chairman of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Update on Waste Confidence Rule
July 22, 2014 Statement from Sens. Paul, McConnell and Rep. Whitfield on Paducah Site
July 15, 2014 Whitfield Addresses Waterways Council
July 9, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - What is Obama's EPA Hiding?
June 24, 2014 Whitfield's Fight to Ease Carbon Emission Regs Moves Forward
June 24, 2014 Go Fish: Congressman Praises Formal End to Corps Dam Plan
June 24, 2014 The Hill - GOP: 'War on Coal' Key Campaign Issue
June 24, 2014 Whitfield Plans Mega-Hearing on Obama Climate Plan
June 24, 2014 Senior House Republican Readies EPA Power Plant Regs Bill
June 23, 2014 Upton and Whitfield Respond to SCOTUS' Decision on Greenhouse Gases
June 19, 2014 Hearing of the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - EPA's Proposed Carbon Dioxide Regulations for Power Plants
June 17, 2014 Fox News - The Truth About Obama's Green Dreams
June 2, 2014 Whitfield Responds to Obama's Latest Attempt to "Bankrupt" the Coal Industry
June 2, 2014 Upton and Whitfield Respond to EPA's Cap-and-Trade Proposal
May 29, 2014 Obama's EPA to Cost Americans "Billions of Dollars and Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs"
May 21, 2014 Hearing of the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Promoting New Manufacturing Act
May 20, 2014 Obama's Radical EPA Assaults Affordable Electricity Again
May 20, 2014 Whitfield Praises Successful Passage of Water Resources Bill
May 16, 2014 Kentucky Ranked Top 5 in the Nation for Maritime Jobs
May 14, 2014 Comments Filed on EPA's Greenhouse Gas Regulations
May 2, 2014 Whitfield Joins Over 200 Members of Congress to Block EPA Overreach
April 29, 2014 Committee Leaders Disappointed with Supreme Court's Decision That Could Harm Jobs and Affordable Energy
April 16, 2014 New Non-Partisan Report Reveals Energy Production on Federal Lands Still Declining Despite Continued Growth on Non-Federal Lands
April 4, 2014 Whitfield Statement on the Closing of Fruit of the Loom
April 3, 2014 Whitfield Continues Fight for Affordable Energy
March 25, 2014 Whitfield Supports Legislation to Prevent Government Waste and Save Jobs
March 25, 2014 McConnell, Paul, Alexander, Rogers and Whitfield Praise Decision to Restore Lake Cumberland Water Levels to 723 Feet
March 12, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - New Power Plant Standards
March 6, 2014 Subcommittee Examines Energy Fuel Supply and Infrastructure
March 6, 2014 Electricity Security and Affordability Act
March 5, 2014 The Huffington Post - EPA's Power Plant Gamble -- A Risk We Can't Afford
March 5, 2014 Electricity Security and Affordability Act
March 5, 2014 Whitfield Applauds Passage of Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
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 Statement on Tonight's State of the Union Address
Jan. 28, 2014 Whitfield's 'Electricity Security and Affordability Act' Clears Energy and Commerce Committee
Jan. 14, 2014 Whitfield's Bipartisan Electricity Security and Affordability Act Sails Through Subcommittee
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