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Doc Hastings' Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Richard 'Doc' Hastings
Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Claire; 3 Children: Kirsten, Petrina, Colin
Birth Date: 02/07/1941
Birth Place: Spokane, WA
Home City: Pasco, WA
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
Issue Position: Safe and Timely Hanford Cleanup
Issue Position: Lowering Gas Prices
Issue Position: An All-of-the Above American Energy Solution
Aug. 20, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Reconsidering the Denial of Individual Assistance for Okanogan County Families Impacted by Wildfires
Aug. 18, 2014 Weekly Message: What I Saw During My Visit to the Carlton Complex Fire
Aug. 14, 2014 Hastings: EPA Final Agreement is Just Another Example of Closed-Door Settlements Driving Bad Policy Decisions
Aug. 6, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Granting Major Disaster Declaration
Aug. 6, 2014 Letter to Thomas Bostick, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers of the US Army Corps of Engineers - Settlement to Expand EPA's Regulatory Authority over Columbia & Snake River Dams
July 18, 2014 Hastings: Must Ensure Seismic Exploration in the Atlantic is Not Further Delayed
July 18, 2014 Hastings, Murray, and Cantwell Statement on Wildfires in Central Washington
July 11, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - National Public Forestry Legislation
July 9, 2014 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
June 24, 2014 Hearing of the Water and Power Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - New Federal Schemes to Soak Up Water Authority: Impact on States, Water Users, Recreation and Jobs
June 23, 2014 Nashua River Wild and Science River Study Act
June 17, 2014 Hastings' Language Supporting the Yakima River Basin Included in Energy and Water Appropriations Bill
May 30, 2014 Hastings' Measures to Protect Central Washington Agriculture Advance to the Senate
May 22, 2014 Manhattan Project National Historical Park Proposal Again Passes the House, Advances to the Senate
May 22, 2014 Hastings' Provisions Protect Hanford, Promote Tri-Cities Vision for the Future Rattlesnake Access, B Reactor Park, Hanford Land Transfer, Cleanup Funds and Hanford Protections Included in House-Passed Defense Bill
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
May 21, 2014 Chairman Hastings: The Imperial President Strikes Again
May 14, 2014 Private Property Owners, Farmers, and Small Businesses Pay the Price for ESA Critical Habitat Designations
May 7, 2014 Federal Red-Tape and Inconsistent Decision Making Hampering Efforts to Keep the Lights On and Reduce Forest Fire Risk
April 30, 2014 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Markup on H.R. 4315, H.R. 4316, H.R. 4317, H.R. 4318
April 15, 2014 GAO Audit of the National Environmental Policy Act Reveals Lack of Accountability and Transparency
April 15, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - 26 Northwest Lawmakers Highlight the Importance of the Columbia River Treaty
April 10, 2014 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Tribal Forest Management: A Model for Promoting Healthy Forests and Rural Jobs
April 8, 2014 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Legislative Hearing on H.R. 4315, H.R. 4316, H.R. 4317, and H.R. 4318
April 7, 2014 Green Mountain Lookout Heritage Protection Act
April 7, 2014 Chairman Hastings Seeks Transparency on Science, Issues Subpoena on White Bluffs Bladderpod Listing Decision
April 2, 2014 Hastings Receives "Water Statesman Award" from the National Water Resources Association
April 1, 2014 Hastings: Court Misses the Mark on ESA Settlement Ruling
April 1, 2014 Hastings Statement on Cleanup Commitments
March 26, 2014 Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act
March 25, 2014 Obama Administration's Budget Falls Short for Water Storage, Hydropower and Long-Term Drought Relief
March 25, 2014 Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America
March 19, 2014 Local Farmers, Community Members Call for Immediate Action to Resolve the California Water Crisis
March 19, 2014 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - California Water Crisis and Its Impacts: The Need for Immediate and Long-Term Solutions
March 13, 2014 Letter to Mary Dendall, Deputy Inspector General of the Department of the Interior - Stream Buffer Zone Rule Report
March 13, 2014 Water Rights Protection Act
March 13, 2014 Water Rights Protection Act
March 13, 2014 House Approves Bipartisan Measure to Protect Water Rights
March 11, 2014 Chairman Hastings: California Coastal National Monument Expansion Is Unnecessary Use of Presidential Powers
March 6, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2824, Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2641, Responsibility and Professionally Invigorating Development Act of 2013; And Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules
March 4, 2014 Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Conservation and Recreation Act
March 4, 2014 Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Conservation and Recreation Act
March 4, 2014 North Fork Watershed Protection Act of 2014
March 4, 2014 York River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2013
Feb. 28, 2014 Hastings' Statement on Hanford Tank Waste
Feb. 27, 2014 Chairman Hastings Statement on Obama Admin's Atlantic Offshore Environmental Impact Statement
Feb. 6, 2014 House Passes "Public Access & Lands Improvement Act" in Bipartisan Vote
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