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Bob Casey, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Robert 'Bob' P. Casey, Jr.
Office: U.S. Senate (PA) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Terese; 4 Children: Elyse, Caroline, Julia, Marena
Birth Date: 04/13/1960
Birth Place: Scranton, PA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Energy and Environment
June 10, 2014 Casey Statement on Attending WRRDA Signing at the White House
June 6, 2014 Casey Statement on SBA Assistance for Elk County
June 3, 2014 Casey Urges Small Business Administration to Declare Elk County a Disaster Area Following Recent Flooding
June 3, 2014 Letter to Karen Mills, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration - Declare Elk County as a Disaster Area
May 27, 2014 Senators of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Praise USDA for Recognizing the Bay as a Critical Conservation Area
May 27, 2014 Letter to Barbara Boxer, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, and David Vitter, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works - Regarding Plan to Restore Great Lakes
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Regarding EPA Regulations on Coal
May 22, 2014 Congress Passes Casey-Backed Bill that Will Make Additional Funding Available to PA's Aging Locks and Dams
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations
May 19, 2014 Casey Calls for Quick Vote on His Bill that Could Make Additional Funding Available to Southwestern PA's Aging Locks and Dams
May 8, 2014 Sens. Carper, Coons, Booker, Menendez, Schumer, Gillibrand and Casey Introduce Bill that Preserves and Improves the Delaware River Watershed
May 6, 2014 Casey Statement on the National Climate Assessment
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 26, 2014 Letter to Thomas Tidwell, Chief of US Forest Service - Study Whether Successful Invasive Species Strategy in Southern U.S. Could be Used to Protect Allegheny National Forest
March 18, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary for the Army for Civil Works - Asian Carp
March 14, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works - Great Lakes Asian Carp
March 13, 2014 Letter to Allison Macfarlane, Chairman US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
March 13, 2014 Casey Statement on Senate Passage of Flood Insurance Reform
March 4, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of Office Management and Budget - Following Casey Effort, Administration Included Increased Funding for Life-Saving Flood Forecasting System in New Budget
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Casey, Emergency Response Coordinators Push for Additional Funds for Life-Saving River Gauges that Help Forecast Flooding
Feb. 13, 2014 Statement: Casey Receives Briefing, Weighs In With Top Officials from PEMA, FEMA On Winter Storm
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Contamination of Water Resources
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency - Continue Aid to Pennsylvania
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Lower Mon Project
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Protecting Presque Isle Beaches
Dec. 17, 2013 Senate Passes Casey-Toomey Measure to Stop EPA's Dangerous Regulation of Fire Hydrants
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate - Prevent Flood Insurance Hikes on Thousands of Pennsylvanians Before Year's End
Nov. 21, 2013 Sens. Carper, Boozman Lead Bipartisan Group of Colleagues in Introducing Resolution in Support of Recycling
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary Jo-Ellen Darcy, Department of Army - Asian Carp
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Greenhous Gas Emissions
Aug. 21, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, US Senate - Cuts to NETL Could Stymie Natural Gas Development
July 17, 2013 Letter to Chief Thomas Tidwell, US Forest Service - Develop Plan to Combat Invasive Species that Threaten Allegheny National Forest
June 21, 2013 Letter to the Speaker Boehner - Water Resources Development Act
June 6, 2013 Letter to Hubert Bell, Inspector General of U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Abandoned Nuclear Site
May 16, 2013 Letter to Chairman Mikulski, Vice Chairman Shelby, Chairman Feinstein, and Ranking Member Alexander - Administration Budget Short Changes Presque Isle
May 15, 2013 Casey Provisions to Benefit Southwestern Pennsylvania's Locks and Dams, Improve Water Infrastructure Throughout State Pass Senate
May 9, 2013 Water Resources Development Act of 2013
April 15, 2013 Letter to Chairwoman Mikulski, Chairwoman Feinstein, Vice Chairman Shelby, and Ranking Member Alexander - Include Dredging Funds in Budget To Create Jobs, Grow Region's Economy
April 12, 2013 Letter to Acting Administrator Perciasepe - Appropriate Path to Move Route 219 Project Forward
April 11, 2013 Letter to U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell - Invasive Species In Allegheny National Forest Could Harm PA Timber Industry
April 9, 2013 After Major Casey Push, President Includes Over $20 Million in Funding for Delaware Deepening Project in Budget
Feb. 28, 2013 Casey Introduces Major Legislation to Upgrade Locks and Dams in Pittsburgh
Oct. 18, 2012 Thompson Calls on EPA to Revise Coal Regulation, Preserve Jobs & Prevent Closure of 14 PA Waste Coal Plants
Oct. 15, 2012 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Separate Subcategory for Waste Coal Plants
Oct. 1, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Lisa P. Jackson, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Sept. 25, 2012 Casey Statement on New Discovery of Asian Carp DNA in Lake Erie
Sept. 22, 2012 Casey-Cosponsored Sportsmen's Bill Progresses in Senate
Sept. 21, 2012 Casey Introduces Bill to Target Invasive Species and Pollution in Great Lakes
Sept. 20, 2012 Durbin, Kirk, Levin, Casey Lead Effort to Restore Great Lakes
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