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Don Young's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Donald 'Don' E. Young
Office: U.S. House (AK) - At-Large, Republican
First Elected: 03/06/1973
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - At-Large
Primary Aug. 19, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Widowed; 2 Children: Joni, Dawn
Birth Date: 06/09/1933
Birth Place: Meridian, CA
Home City: Fort Yukon, AK
Religion: Episcopalian
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Date Title
Issue Position: Climate Change and Energy
Issue Position: Cap and Trade
Issue Position: Global Warming
July 11, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - National Public Forestry Legislation
July 2, 2014 Young Legislation Blocks Presidential Power to Lock Away Oceans
June 24, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Groundwater Resource Management Directive
May 21, 2014 Congressman Young Identifies Extreme Hypocrisy of Administration, Environmentalists Over Refuge Lands Policy
May 20, 2014 House Passes WRRDA Conference Report
May 8, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Expand EPA Regulatory Authority Through Clean Water Act
April 7, 2014 Green Mountain Lookout Heritage Protection Act
April 7, 2014 Congressman Young Comments on Rio Tinto Announcement to Divest Interest in Pebble
April 2, 2014 NOAA Reverses Industry Crushing Restrictions, Finds "No Jeopardy" to Steller Sea Lion from Aleutian Groundfish Fisheries
March 27, 2014 Congressman Young Remembering the 1964 Earthquake 50 Years Later
March 26, 2014 Congressman Young: "Ruling is a Victory for Alaska and the Responsible Development of Our Land"
March 13, 2014 Congressman Comments on Governor Parnell Fortymile District Report
Feb. 28, 2014 Congressman Young Comments on EPA's Unwarranted Involvement on Alaska Lands
Feb. 11, 2014 Vital Alaskan Causes Advance in Coast Guard Bill
Feb. 6, 2014 House Passed Lands Bill Includes Conveyance to Municipality of Anchorage, Saves Alaska Native Veteran's Allotment and Cabin
Feb. 4, 2014 Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Announce the Wounded Veterans Recreation Act
Feb. 4, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units
Dec. 4, 2013 Congressman Young Moves Marine Debris Legislation Forward to Protect Alaskan Waters
Nov. 21, 2013 Congressman Young Supports State Management of Federal Lands, Highlights Fed's Failures
Oct. 29, 2013 Lake Hill Administrative Site Affordable Housing Act
Oct. 10, 2013 Rep. Young Questions Fortymile Miner about August 2013 EPA Raid, Introduces Bill to Remove EPA's Criminal Law Enforcement Authority
Sept. 20, 2013 House Passes Bill to Reform Secure Rural Schools Program
Sept. 17, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Concerns Over New EPA Regulations
Sept. 16, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - New EPA Regulations
Sept. 12, 2013 Seafood Processors to Congressman Young: Marine Stewardship Council Certification is "Economic Blackmail"
Sept. 10, 2013 House Passes Denali National Park Improvement Act
Sept. 5, 2013 Rep. Young Troubled By EPA Led Investigation in Fortymile Mining District
Aug. 2, 2013 Ocean Caucus Chairs Call For A National Marine Technology Week
July 24, 2013 Denali National Park Improvement Act Sponsored By Rep. Young Advances Out of Natural Resources Committee
June 13, 2013 Natural Resources Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Hydrographic Surveying and Ocean Monitoring Bills Sponsored By Congressman Young
June 5, 2013 Rep. Young Promotes Alaskan Tourism in Speech to International Cruise Lines Association Caucus
May 31, 2013 Letter to Honorable Michael Donley, Secretary, and General Mark A. Welsh, Chief of Staff of U.S. Air Force - Draft Environmental Impact Statement
May 27, 2013 The Alaska Dispatch - After Years of Work, Massive Southeast Alaska Land Swap on the Brink
May 18, 2013 E & E News - Congressional Reactions to New BLM Rule Mostly Sour
March 22, 2013 Rep. Young Introduces Bill to Reauthorize and Amend the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act
Feb. 21, 2013 Rep. Young Statement on DOI's Final NPR-A Management Decision
Feb. 15, 2013 Rep. Young Introduces Legislation to Prohibit Aquaculture In Federal Waters
Feb. 14, 2013 Injustice to the Village of King Cove, Alaska
Feb. 11, 2013 Rep. Young Encourages President Obama to Focus on Bipartisan Jobs Agenda at SOTU
Feb. 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Pipeline
Jan. 22, 2013 Rep. Young Announces Natural Resources & Transportation Subcommittee Assignments
Dec. 21, 2012 Congressman Young Comment on FDA Environmental Assessment of Frankenfish
Dec. 19, 2012 Congressman Young Statement on NPR-A Management Decision
Sept. 21, 2012 Rep. Young Votes to Rein in Job-Killing Regulations
Aug. 22, 2012 Alaska Delegation Protests Administration Decision to Lockup 11.8 Million Acres of Petroleum Reserve
Aug. 11, 2012 Rep. Young to EPA: "Listen to Alaskans, not outside interests"
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