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Sam Farr's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Samuel 'Sam' Farr
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 20, Democratic
First Elected: 1993
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 20
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Shary; 1 Child: Jessica
Birth Date: 07/04/1941
Birth Place: San Francisco, CA
Home City: Carmel, CA
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Issue Position: Ocean
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
May 29, 2014 Farr Criticizes Republicans' Attack On Our Oceans
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 28, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 20, 2014 Congressman Farr's Written Testimony On H.R. 1776
May 20, 2014 Committee Holds Hearing On Farr's Clear Creek Bill
May 15, 2014 Capps Unveils Central Coast Heritage Protection Act to Provide Additional Protection and Preservation of Federal Lands
May 6, 2014 Statement on the National Climate Assessment
April 14, 2014 Reps. Thompson, Huffman, Farr, LaMalfa Applaud Action to Stop Environmental Destruction Caused by Trespass Marijuana Grows
April 3, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Funding to Construct Earthquake Early Warning System
March 26, 2014 Statement on the "No More National Monuments" Act
March 26, 2014 Statement on the federal plan to combat ocean acidification
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Barabara Boxer, Chairman, House Committee on Environment and Public Works - Water Resources Development Act
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 4, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013
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
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Patti Saris, Chair, Sentencing Commission - Environmental Damage Caused By Trespass Marijuana Grows
Aug. 2, 2013 Ocean Caucus Chairs Call For A National Marine Technology Week
July 22, 2013 California Coastal National Monument Expansion Act of 2013
June 27, 2013 Offshore Energy and Jobs Act
May 10, 2013 Letter to Honorable Sally Jewel, Secretary of Department of the Interior - Preserving the Environment
April 20, 2013 Statement on Earth Day 2013
April 16, 2013 Statement on the President's National Ocean Policy Implementation Plan
Feb. 27, 2013 Capps Introduces Legislative Package to Help States, Local Communities Address Climate Change Impacts
Feb. 11, 2013 AMERICA'S GREAT OUTDOORS: Secretary Salazar, Congressman Farr Celebrate Newly Established Pinnacles National Park
Jan. 15, 2013 President Signs Bill to Create First National Park on the Central Coast
Jan. 15, 2013 Pinnacles to Become National Park
Jan. 15, 2013 Congressman Farr's Marine Debris Act Heads to President's Desk for Signature
Dec. 5, 2012 Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2012 Amendments
Sept. 12, 2012 Protecting Our Oceans - Summer 2012 E-Newsletter
Sept. 5, 2012 House Passes Ocean Trash Bill
Aug. 3, 2012 Marine Debris Act Amendments of 2012
Aug. 1, 2012 Marine Debris Act Amendments of 2012
July 31, 2012 Pinnacles National Park Act
June 29, 2012 Letter to Admiral Robert J. Papp, Commandant, United States Coast Guard
June 8, 2012 Environmentalists Praise Farr's Voting Record
May 9, 2012 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
April 24, 2012 Democratic Lawmakers Call on Republican-Led Committee to Immediately Address Sequoia and Kings Canyons Access Problem
April 3, 2012 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army - Reconsider the Army Corps of Engineers' Proposed Draft
Feb. 8, 2012 Letter to Interior Secretary Salazar
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Leader Pelosi, Leader Cantor, and Whip Hoyer
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of Interior
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
July 12, 2011 Farr Reverses Funding Cuts for Critical Ocean Programs
June 23, 2011 Jobs and Energy Permitting Act of 2011
April 6, 2011 Letter to the President of the United States, Barack Obama
Feb. 18, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Feb. 15, 2011 Rep. Farr Hails Emergency Funds to Fight Grapevine Moths in California
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