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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Jeffery 'Jeff' A. Merkley
Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary; 2 Children: Jonathan, Brynne
Birth Date: 10/24/1956
Birth Place: Eugene, OR
Home City: Portland, OR
Religion: Christian
Date Title
April 15, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - 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 Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act
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
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
Dec. 28, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act
Dec. 19, 2012 National Disasters
Sept. 19, 2012 Senators Merkley and Wyden Testify on Crooked River Legislation Before Senate Committee
Aug. 29, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader
Aug. 2, 2012 Senators Merkley and Wyden Introduce Crooked River Collaborative Water Security Act
Aug. 1, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
July 15, 2012 Merkley Statement on Eastern Oregon Wildfires
July 13, 2012 Wyden, Merkley, DeFazio, Blumenauer, Schrader, Bonamici Applaud NOAA Funds for Marine Debris Cleanup
July 9, 2012 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
May 11, 2012 Letter to Senate Conferees
May 9, 2012 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
April 23, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Tom Tidwell, Chief of the United States Forest Service
Feb. 15, 2012 Secure Rural Schools
Feb. 13, 2012 Merkley: 2013 Budget Lays Groundwork for Success of America's Middle Class
Dec. 16, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 15, 2011 Wyden and Merkley Introduce Bill to Protect 60K Acres Around Rogue River
Dec. 2, 2011 Statement on EPA Rule Change for Boilers
Nov. 29, 2011 Applause for Oregon's Decision to Save Ratepayers Money on Water Treatment Facility
Nov. 10, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Nov. 10, 2011 Sen. Merkley, Rep. Mike Thompson Introduce Klamath Basin Economic Restoration Act
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