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John Shimkus' Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 15, Republican
Date Title
Feb. 27, 2015 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - The Needs of Drinking Water Systems in Rural and Smaller Communities
Feb. 25, 2015 Hearing of the Energy and Power and Environment and the Economy Subcommittees of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - The Fiscal Year 2016 EPA Budget
Jan. 22, 2015 Subcommittee Continues Work Toward Pro-Jobs, Pro-Recycling Coal Ash Solution
Jan. 22, 2015 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - EPA's 2014 Final Rule: Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals from Electric Utilities
Dec. 10, 2014 Coal Ash Legislation Provides Urgently Needed Solution and Model For Regulation
Nov. 26, 2014 Shimkus Responds to EPA Smog Proposal
Nov. 21, 2014 Committee Leaders Respond to EPA's RFS Announcement
Nov. 19, 2014 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Cyanotoxins in Drinking Water
Nov. 17, 2014 Shimkus, Schock Remember Deadly Tornadoes
Nov. 17, 2014 Shimkus, Schock Remember Deadly Tornadoes
Nov. 13, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Ozone Standards
Oct. 24, 2014 Letter to Howard Shelanski, Administrator of Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs - U.S. Brick Jobs
Oct. 16, 2014 Upton and Shimkus Welcome Release of Game-Changing Yucca Mountain Safety Report
Oct. 1, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Seeking Answers on Harmful Algae Blooms
Oct. 1, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concern Over Quinn's Misuse of Federal Disaster Funds
Sept. 9, 2014 Shimkus Votes to Limit Federal Authority Over Waters of the United States
Aug. 27, 2014 Whitfield Responds to Reports of Obama's UN Climate Gambit
July 23, 2014 Letter to Allison Macfarlane, Chairman of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Update on Waste Confidence Rule
July 23, 2014 Subcommittee Explores Opportunities to Modernize Environmental Regulation and Protection
July 23, 2014 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Modernizing the Business of Environmental Regulation and Protection
July 11, 2014 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Constitutional Considerations: States vs. Federal Environmental Policy Implementation
July 11, 2014 Subcommittee Examines Role of States and Congress under the Constitution
June 2, 2014 Shimkus: EPA Cap-and-Trade Rule "All Pain, No Gain'
May 20, 2014 Shimkus Supports Bipartisan Water Resources Legislation
April 29, 2014 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Discussion Draft of the Chemicals in Commerce Act
April 22, 2014 Chemicals in Commerce Act
April 9, 2014 IRS Tax Breaks Available for Disaster Victims
March 27, 2014 Roll Call - On Yucca Mountain, Obama Again Treats Law as Merely a Suggestion
March 27, 2014 Shimkus to DOE: "We Have a Site, It's Yucca Mountain, and It's the Law"
Jan. 23, 2014 Reps. Davis, Shimkus, Schock, Kinzinger, Bustos, Enyart Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Bring Fairness to FEMA Disaster Declaration Process
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Barbara Boxer, Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works, Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, David Vitter, Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works, and Nick J. Rahall II, Ranking Member, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Protect Important Metro East Priorities
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Barbara Boxer, Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works, Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, David Vitter, Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works, and Nick J. Rahall II, Ranking Member, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Protect Provisions Promoting Public-Private Partnerships for Water Infrastructure
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Illinois Disaster Declaration Due to Tornado Damage
Nov. 19, 2013 Shimkus Comments on Court Decision to Zero Out Nuclear Waste
Sept. 27, 2013 Washington Examiner - President Obama, EPA Want to Kill Coal and Raise your Electric Bill
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Jack Lew, Dept of Treasury - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Ernest Moniz, Dept. of Energy - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Penny Pritzker, Dept. of Commerce - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, Dept. of Ag. - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 20, 2013 Belleville News-Democrat - Local Lawmakers Displeased with Coal Regulations
Sept. 20, 2013 The News-Gazette - Obama's EPA Trying to Kill Coal & Raise Your Electric Bill
Sept. 18, 2013 Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Continues Examination of Toxic Substances Control Act
July 31, 2013 Subcommittee Presses DOE Secretary Moniz on Strategy For Nuclear Waste Storage
July 25, 2013 Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013
July 25, 2013 Shimkus Supports Coal Ash Bill in House
June 25, 2013 BND - War on Coal? Local Congressmen Blast White House Plans to Cut Carbon Pollution
June 13, 2013 Subcommittee Examines Toxic Substances Control Act
June 13, 2013 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Title I of the Toxic Substances Control Act: Understanding its History and Reviewing its Impact
June 6, 2013 Subcommittee Advances Four Bills to Improve Environmental Regulations, Increase State Authority, and Protect Jobs
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