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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Progressive, Working Families, Democratic, Independent for U.S. Senate
Date Title
July 31, 2014 Merkley: "Irresponsible' to Leave Without Wildfire Funding
July 31, 2014 Oregon Wildfires
July 29, 2014 Merkley Testifies at EPA Hearing, Calls for Action on Clean Power Plan
July 28, 2014 Merkley, Blumenauer Introduce Columbia River Restoration Act to Clean Up Columbia Basin
July 22, 2014 Letter to Walter Cruickshank, Acting Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management - Oil and Gas Leasing Program Concerns
July 22, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader, Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Fighting Wildfires
July 22, 2014 Letter to Tom Tidwell, Chief of the United States Forest Service, and Neil Kornze, Director of the Bureau of Land Management - Continued Vigilance over Pacific Northwest Fires
July 10, 2014 Wyden-Merkley Oregon Caves Bill Passes U.S. Senate
July 8, 2014 Wyden, Merkley Call on Congress to Pass Fire Funding
June 26, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader - Funding for Wildfire Suppression
June 18, 2014 Senate Committee Passes Crooked River Collaborative Water Security Act
June 18, 2014 Wyden, Merkley Safety of Dams Bill Takes Step Forward
June 9, 2014 Merkley Announces FEMA Assistance for Fire Management for Two Bulls Fire
June 5, 2014 Merkley Announces Wins for Oregon Jobs as Two Appropriations Bills Pass Through Committee
June 2, 2014 Merkley Statement on EPA Climate Announcement
May 29, 2014 Merkley Announces $1.55 Million in Federal Grants to Create Jobs by Revitalizing and Redeveloping Oregon Communities
May 21, 2014 Feinstein, Boxer, Wyden, Merkley Introduce Klamath Basin Legislation
May 15, 2014 Merkley Announces Job Creation Wins for Oregon in Water Resources Development Act
May 2, 2014 Merkley and Wyden Announce $11 Million for Upper Klamath Basin
April 15, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - 26 Northwest Lawmakers Highlight the Importance of the Columbia River Treaty
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
March 13, 2014 Congress Passes Bipartisan Flood Insurance Fix Based on Merkley Bill
March 6, 2014 Merkley, Wyden Push Leads to Big Support for Dredging, Jetties
March 5, 2014 Historic Agreement Reached on Upper Klamath Basin Water
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 11, 2014 California, Oregon Senators Introduce Drought Relief Legislation
Feb. 5, 2014 Pacific Northwest Research Station, OSU, Chosen to be Climate Change Research Hub
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Fox News Chair Roger Ailes, CBS News President David Rhodes, ABC News President Ben Sherwood, NBC News President Deborah Turness - Cover Global Warming
Jan. 16, 2014 Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Tackling Climate Change
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Question U.S. Trade Representative's Position on Tar Sands
Nov. 21, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Nov. 21, 2013 Senators Merkley and Wyden Introduce Crooked River Collaborative Water Security Act of 2013
Sept. 20, 2013 Merkley: New Power Plant Rules Big Step Forward in Fight Against Climate Change
Aug. 20, 2013 Merkley To Introduce "Marine Debris Emergency Act"
Aug. 2, 2013 Merkley Secures Five Year Extension of Stewardship Contracts In Draft Appropriations Bill
June 25, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act--Continued--
June 25, 2013 Merkley Applauds New Steps to Combat Climate Change
June 18, 2013 Merkley: Army Corps Should Reverse Decision on Environmental Review of Coal Exports
May 15, 2013 Senate Passes Merkley-Brown "Buy America" Amendment to Water Infrastructure Bill
May 15, 2013 Senate Passes Merkley Proposal to Create Jobs by Repairing Crumbling Water Infrastructure
May 9, 2013 Water Resources Development Act of 2013
May 2, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Don't Cut Timber Sales
April 17, 2013 Baldface and Rough and Ready Creeks named to "Most Endangered Rivers" List
March 20, 2013 Merkley Passes Infrastructure Jobs Bill Through Committee
March 13, 2013 Senators Introduce Capitol Construction Fund Reforms for Fishermen
March 5, 2013 Letter to Acting Secretary Wolin and Acting Commissioner Miller - Alternative Energy Tax Credits
Feb. 21, 2013 Letter to Nuclear Regulator Commission Chairman Allison Macfarlane - Nuclear Regulation
Feb. 20, 2013 Letter to Acting Administrator Perciasepe - Environmental Health
Jan. 30, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Protect Public Health
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