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John Kitzhaber's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: John Albert Kitzhaber
Office: Governor (OR), Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Working Families, Democratic for Governor
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sharon; 1 Child: Logan
Birth Date: 03/05/1947
Birth Place: Colfax, WA
Home City: Salem, OR
Religion: Non Denomination
Date Title
Issue Position: Energy & Environment
Issue Position: Environment & Sustainability
Aug. 13, 2014 Governor Kitzhaber Invokes Emergency Conflagration Act in Response to Rogue River Drive Fire
Aug. 8, 2014 Governor Kitzhaber Announces Next Steps on New Water Initiative to Improve Availability of Water During Dry Summer and Fall
Aug. 6, 2014 Governor Kitzhaber Invokes Emergency Conflagration Act in Response to Rowena Fire
Aug. 1, 2014 My Central Oregon - Kitzhaber Urges Backing Of Wildfire Disaster Funding Act
July 30, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Request for Information and Comments on Preparation of 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program
July 24, 2014 Why I'm Running
July 16, 2014 Governor Kitzhaber Declares State of Emergency to Address Statewide Wildfire Activity
June 30, 2014 Governor Kitzhaber Tours Facilities that Put Oregonians Back to Work
June 25, 2014 Hillsboro Tribune - Governor Visits Gales Creek
June 13, 2014 The Hillsboro-Tribune - Governor Vsits Gales Creek
June 9, 2014 Governor Kitzhaber invokes Emergency Conflagration Act in Response to Fires in Central Oregon
June 2, 2014 Governor Kitzhaber Declares Drought Emergency in Grant, Josephine, and Wheeler Counties
June 2, 2014 West Coast Leaders Applaud Obama Administration Proposal to Cut Carbon Pollution
May 15, 2014 Governor Kitzhaber Praises Congressional Action on Small Port Dredging
May 7, 2014 Governor Kitzhaber Declares Drought Emergency In Jackson County
April 19, 2014 Oregon League of Conservation Voters - Keynote
April 18, 2014 Historic Upper Klamath Basin Agreement Signed Along Banks of Spring Creek
March 5, 2014 Historic Agreement Reached on Upper Klamath Basin Water
Jan. 8, 2014 Governor's Remarks - Board of Forestry Testimony
Nov. 26, 2013 Governor Kitzhaber's Statement on Senator Wyden's Proposed O&C Lands Legislation
Nov. 21, 2013 Senators Merkley and Wyden Introduce Crooked River Collaborative Water Security Act of 2013
Nov. 20, 2013 Climate Solutions Annual Dinner
Oct. 28, 2013 British Columbia, California, Oregon, and Washington Join Forces to Combat Climate Change
Aug. 28, 2013 Governor Kitzhaber Announces West Coast Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Science Panel
Feb. 15, 2013 Governor Kitzhaber and Oregon Solutions Taskforce Sign Eastern Oregon Water Agreement
Nov. 14, 2012 Green Build 2012
Oct. 8, 2012 Governor Kitzhaber Issues Executive Order on Wood Products
June 29, 2012 Gov. Gregoire, Gov. Kitzhaber Join Coast Guard in Inspection of Derelict Vessels
June 28, 2012 Governor Kitzhaber taps General Caldwell to lead Oregon Tsunami Debris Task Force
May 24, 2012 Governor Kitzhaber Names Tom Tuchmann to Key Forestry Post
April 25, 2012 Governor Kitzhaber Calls for Action on Coal Exports
April 25, 2012 Governor Kitzhaber Delivers Keynote Address to Future Energy Conference
Nov. 3, 2011 Governor Kitzhaber Testimony Before the Board of Forestry
June 24, 2011 Governor Kitzhaber Lauds Historic Wolf/Livestock Agreement
June 15, 2011 Governor Promotes Rural Jobs and Health of Forests at Risk of Arizona-Style Wildfire
Jan. 12, 2011 Statement by Governor John Kitzhaber on U.S. EPA Biomass Permitting Deferral
Jan. 11, 2011 Governor Kitzhaber Initiates Job Creation Action Items as First Act in Office
Sept. 15, 2010 Burns Times-Herald - In Burns Visit, Kitzhaber Pledges More Efficient State Government
Aug. 24, 2010 Put People to Work in Rural Communities Restoring Forests and Creating Biomass Energy
July 28, 2010 Management is Vital to Forestry Success
July 19, 2010 The Daily Astorian - Kitzhaber Says Natural Gas, Not LNG, is the Answer
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