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Brian Higgins' Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 26, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Women's Equality, Working Families for U.S. House - District 26
Date Title
July 14, 2016 Higgins Wins Approval for Amendment Protecting Great Lakes from Future Attempts to Divert Water
July 13, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House- Act on Flint Before House Adjourns
June 30, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, EPA - Urging EPA to Update Lead & Copper Rule
April 26, 2016 Higgins Announces House Approval of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act
April 21, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On the Paris Climate Agreement
April 13, 2016 Higgins Says Greater Investment Needed in Radioactive Site Clean-up
April 1, 2016 Menendez, Booker Join Colleagues, Former Members of Congress in Filing Amicus Brief in Support of President Obama's Clean Power Plan
March 18, 2016 Higgins Asks Feds to Keep Highly Enriched Uranium Shipments out of Western New York
March 15, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Ken Calvert, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies and the Hon. Betty McCollum, Ranking Member on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - On the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Feb. 25, 2016 On Great Lakes Day Higgins Fights for Great Lakes Funding on House Floor
Feb. 24, 2016 Support Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Jan. 6, 2016 Higgins Pushes Back on Department of Energy Attempts to Move Forward with Nuclear Waste Transport Without Proper Review
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Waterfront
Dec. 8, 2015 Higgins Announces Approval of "Microbead-Free Waters Act" in the House of Representatives
Oct. 22, 2015 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Oct. 7, 2015 USACE Awards contract for Unity Island Aquatic and Riparian Invasive Species Management and Habitat Restoration Project
Sept. 25, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Land and Water Conservation Fund
Sept. 16, 2015 Statement by Congressman Brian Higgins on Plans for Buffalo's Outer Harbor
Sept. 15, 2015 With $169 Million in Improvements Along the Buffalo River Underway & Complete, Higgins Outlines Next Steps for Buffalo's Waterfront
June 25, 2015 Higgins Announces National Science Foundation Award to Support University at Buffalo Research following Nepal Earthquake
June 24, 2015 House Passes Bill With Higgins' Amendment Requiring Risk Assessment of Proposed Nuclear Waste Transport Across Peace Bridge
May 26, 2015 Higgins Previews Buffalo Harbor State Park
May 20, 2015 Higgins Wins Approval For Amendment to Require a Risk Assessment Prior to Planned Transport of Liquid Uranium Across Border
May 11, 2015 Federal & State Governments Reach Legal Agreement with Tonawanda Coke
April 21, 2015 Higgins Announces Legislation to Protect the Great Lakes, Update Water Infrastructure
March 16, 2015 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, and Betty McCollum, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Funding the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Jan. 16, 2015 Dave Majewski's Work on Urban Habitat Project Earns EPA Honors
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Robert Moses Parkway
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Great Lakes
Dec. 18, 2014 Governor Cuomo Announces Low-Interest Loans Available to Residents and Businesses Impacted By Winter Storm and Flooding
Dec. 15, 2014 Senator Gillibrans & Congressman Higgins Announce Congress Passes Measure Reauthorizing Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor
Dec. 10, 2014 The Great Lakes
Dec. 9, 2014 FEMA Aid for Western New York
Dec. 9, 2014 Higgins Announces Approval of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act
Dec. 4, 2014 Senator Gillibrand & Congressman Higgins Announce House Approval of Measure Reauthorizing Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor
Nov. 24, 2014 Letter to Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the United States Small Business Administration - Western New York Snowstorms
Nov. 24, 2014 Higgins Tours Impacted Areas
Nov. 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins, Collins Urge USDA to Immediately Conduct Damage Assessment of Impact of Historic Snowstorm on WNY Farms
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Immediately Conducting Damage Assessment of Impact of Historic Snowstorm on WNY Farms
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Agency - Disaster Declaration
Nov. 20, 2014 Statement by Congressman Higgins
Nov. 20, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Be Ready to Swiftly Approve Disaster Declaration for Erie County & Other WNY Counties Impacted by Historic Snowstorm
Nov. 20, 2014 Western New York Pummeled by Snow
Nov. 18, 2014 Statement by Congressman Higgins
Oct. 31, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Efforts to Protect and Restore the Great Lakes
Oct. 14, 2014 Higgins Says: Parks Not Parking Lots for NYPA Funds
Oct. 3, 2014 Higgins & Ryan Endorse Riverkeeper Plan for Buffalo's Outer Harbor
Sept. 29, 2014 $4.7 Million in New Funding Announced to Accelerate Buffalo River Restoration
Sept. 15, 2014 Poloncarz, Higgins Join Officials In Times Beach Nature Preserve Dedication
July 24, 2014 Transporting Liquid Nuclear Waste
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