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Tom Carper's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' Richard Carper
Office: U.S. Senate (DE) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Martha Ann; 2 Children: Benjamin, Christopher
Birth Date: 01/23/1947
Birth Place: Beckley, WV
Home City: Wilmington, DE
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Energy and Environment
June 25, 2014 Sen. Carper Applauds Administration Progress on Climate Action Plan
June 2, 2014 Sen. Carper Lauds New EPA Carbon Proposal to Clean-up Existing Coal-Fired Plants
May 30, 2014 Chairman Carper Reminds Americans to Prepare for 2014 Hurricane Season
May 27, 2014 Senators of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Praise USDA for Recognizing the Bay as a Critical Conservation Area
May 22, 2014 Senator Carper Celebrates Passage of Water Resources Reform & Development Act of 2014
May 21, 2014 Carper, Coons, Carney Announce Assistance to Agricultural Producers to Improve Water Quality in Chesapeake Bay Watershed
May 21, 2014 Senator Carper Urges Congress to "Wake Up for Climate Action"
May 9, 2014 Chairman Carper Commends Administration's Commitment to Energy Efficiency
May 8, 2014 Sens. Carper, Coons, Booker, Menendez, Schumer, Gillibrand and Casey Introduce Bill that Preserves and Improves the Delaware River Watershed
May 6, 2014 Inhofe, Carper Introduce Bipartisan Geothermal Amendment
May 6, 2014 Senator Carper Highlights New, Comprehensive Report on the Impact of U.S. Climate Change
May 2, 2014 Senator Carper Highlights Grants For Clean Diesel Projects
April 29, 2014 Sen. Carper Applauds Supreme Court Decision Upholding EPA's Good Neighbor Rule
April 24, 2014 Federal and State Officials, Conservation Partners Celebrate Two $1M Grants Benefitting Delaware's Bayshore and Beyond
April 15, 2014 Blog: Think Outside the Cardboard Box
April 9, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Strong Investment in Important Land Conservation Programs
April 3, 2014 Sen. Carper Praises Bipartisan Vote for Chemical Spill Bill in EPW Committee
March 26, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - The Environmental Protection Agency's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget
March 19, 2014 Chairman Carper Welcomes White House Launch of Climate Data Initiative
Feb. 27, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee - Recycling Electronics: A Common Sense Solution for Enhancing Government Efficiency and Protecting Our Environment"
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 12, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Extreme Weather Events: The Costs of Not Being Prepared
Dec. 9, 2013 Delaware, Seven Other Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States Seek to Curb Air Pollution From Upwind States
Dec. 9, 2013 Sen. Carper Highlights Report Detailing Positive Impact of Farm Bill Conservation Practices on Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Members of Congress Urge EPA Administrator McCarthy to Reduce Use of Harmful Climate Change-Causing Pollutant
Nov. 21, 2013 Submitted Resolutions
Nov. 21, 2013 Sens. Carper, Boozman Lead Bipartisan Group of Colleagues in Introducing Resolution in Support of Recycling
Nov. 20, 2013 Statement: Sen. Carper Lays Out Delaware Priorities at WRDA Conference Committee Meeting
Nov. 6, 2013 Chairman Carper Praises U.S. Decision to join United Nations Minamata Convention on Mercury
Nov. 1, 2013 Chairman Carper Welcomes Administration Action to Help States Adapt to Climate Change
Oct. 24, 2013 Markell, Carper, Carney Announce Funding To Restore Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge
Sept. 27, 2013 Senator Carper Highlights Report on Global Climate Change
Sept. 24, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Black Carbon
Sept. 20, 2013 Chairman Carper Hails Historic EPA Effort to Protect Public Health and Fight Climate Change
Sept. 19, 2013 Senators Carper, Collins Introduce Bill To Create National Network To Track Mercury In The Environment
Sept. 5, 2013 Chairman Carper Urges Americans to Plan Ahead During National Preparedness Month
Aug. 1, 2013 Chairman Carper Welcomes Administration Steps to Improve Safety and Security of Nation's Chemical Facilities
July 18, 2013 Sen. Carper Vows Continued Work with Gina McCarthy
July 15, 2013 Sen. Carper Urges Delawareans to Increase Recycling Efforts
June 25, 2013 Senator Carper on Climate Change: "This is an issue we can no longer afford to ignore"
June 24, 2013 Sen. Carper Reacts to Supreme Court Announcement to Review Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Decision
June 11, 2013 Sen. Carper Expresses Support for U.S.-China Agreement to Cut Harmful Carbon Pollution
May 24, 2013 Carper, Coons, Carney Announce $20 Million For Climate Change Research At Delaware Colleges
May 21, 2013 Statement from Chairman Carper on Monday's Tornadoes and Severe Weather in Oklahoma
May 16, 2013 Sen. Carper on Gina McCarthy: "Her Nomination Should Not Be a Partisan Issue"
May 15, 2013 Sen. Carper on WRDA: "Passing this Bill Shows We Can Get Things Done"
May 14, 2013 Senate Passes Amendment by Senators Carper and Coons to Protect Delaware River Basin
May 9, 2013 Sen. Carper Statement on Republican Obstruction of Gina McCarthy's Nomination to Lead the EPA
April 23, 2013 Senators Carper, Coons Sponsor Bipartisan Bill to Eliminate Unnecessary EPA Regulation on Delaware Farmers
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