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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Stephen 'Steve' Ira Cohen
Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 05/24/1949
Birth Place: Memphis, TN
Home City: Memphis, TN
Religion: Jewish
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Date Title
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 18, 2014 Cohen Introduces Bill to Protect Environment, Save Local Governments Money
April 11, 2014 Cohen: President Obama Issues Major Disaster Declaration for State of Tennessee
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Approve Federal Disaster Relief for Shelby County
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Question U.S. Trade Representative's Position on Tar Sands
March 18, 2013 Keystone XL and Tar Sands
Feb. 20, 2013 Cohen Scores 97 Percent on LCV National Environmental Scorecard
March 7, 2012 Cohen Receives Letter from EPA on 'Check Engine' Light Issue in Memphis
Feb. 28, 2012 Cohen Talks to EPA About 'Check Engine' Light Concerns in Memphis
Feb. 8, 2012 Letter to Interior Secretary Salazar
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Leader Pelosi, Leader Cantor, and Whip Hoyer
Nov. 10, 2011 Cohen on Decision to Delay Permit of Keystone XL Pipeline
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 26, 2011 Letter to Department of State Inspector General Geisel
Oct. 26, 2011 Letter to Deputy Inspector General Geisel:
Oct. 24, 2011 Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act
Oct. 12, 2011 EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
Sept. 15, 2011 Cohen Reintroduces Bill to Create U.S. Maritime Jobs and Protect American Workers & Waters
Sept. 13, 2011 How to Create Jobs
Aug. 26, 2011 Concern with State Department's Review of Keystone XL Pipeline
Aug. 11, 2011 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator of EPA
July 14, 2011 EPA Announces Federal Grant for Memphis Bioworks and City of Memphis for Green Jobs
July 14, 2011 Cohen Receives Prestigious National Parks Award
July 13, 2011 Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011
July 13, 2011 Cohen EPA Amendment Added to Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act
June 22, 2011 Bipartisan Effort to Repeal Clean Water Act
June 1, 2011 Letter to Secretary Clinton and Administrator Jackson
March 10, 2011 Dirty Air
Feb. 9, 2011 Clean Air Act
Dec. 14, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Nancy Pelosi and The Honorable Steny Hoyer
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The President
Aug. 2, 2010 E-Newsletter - My Bill Goes to President Obama
July 27, 2010 Securing the Protection of our Enduring and Established Constitutional Heritage Act
July 1, 2010 Cohen Votes to Support SPILL Act
June 28, 2010 Cohen Authors Bill to Enhance Offshore Drilling Safety
June 23, 2010 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
June 23, 2010 Letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
June 17, 2010 Recognizing the Dangers and Drawbacks of America's Addiction to Oil
June 16, 2010 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
June 16, 2010 The Warmest January to April Ever
June 15, 2010 Letter to Tony Hayward, Chief Executive Officer of BP
June 10, 2010 Cohen Votes to Give Coast Guard Additional Funds to Clean Up Gulf Coast Oil Spill
June 9, 2010 Urging U.S. Action and International Agreement on Ocean Acidification
June 9, 2010 Letter to Tony Hayward Chief Executive Officer, BP
May 18, 2010 Gulf Oil Spill
Sept. 16, 2009 U.S. House Endorses Congressman Cohen Plan To Increase Investment In Alternative Fuel Research
July 14, 2009 The Restoration Of America's Global Position
June 9, 2009 Cash For Clunkers Passes House
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