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Bobby Rush's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Bobby L. Rush
Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carolyn; 6 Children (1 deceased)
Birth Date: 11/23/1946
Birth Place: Albany, GA
Home City: Chicago, IL
Religion: Baptist
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 3, 2014 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman Committee on Energy and Commerce and Ed Whitfield, Chairman Subcommittee on Energy and Power - Call for Hearing on S&P Report on Climate Change
May 21, 2014 Letter to House Colleagues - Oppose the McKinley Amendment to H.R. 4435
May 1, 2014 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman Committee on Energy and Commerce and Ed Whitfield, Chairman Subcommittee on Energy and Power - Latest Findings from IPCC Reports
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman, House Committee on Energy and Commerce and Ed Whitfield, Chairman, Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - EPA Regulations Report
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. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administration, Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Great Lakes Navigation System
Dec. 19, 2013 Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change Releases Recommendations for Department of the Interior
Oct. 21, 2013 Letter to Representative Fred Upton and Ed Whitfield - Hold Hearing on Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report
Oct. 9, 2013 Letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, NYC, Risky Business; Chairman Henry Paulson, Palson Institute, Risky Business; Thomas Steyer, Risky Busienss - Climate Change Risk Assessment Project
July 31, 2013 Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013
July 25, 2013 Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013
June 25, 2013 Rush Commends President Obama's Plan of Action to Address Climate Change
June 14, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Fred Upton, Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce
June 14, 2013 Letter to Reps. Fred Upton and Ed Whitfield - New IEA Report on Temperature Increases, Recommendations to Address Climate Change
May 30, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Fred Upton, Chairman of Committee on Energy and Commerce - Request for a Hearing on Climate Change
April 16, 2013 Climate Change
March 19, 2013 Letter to Committee on Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton and Subcommittee on Energy and Power Chairman Ed Whitfield - Climate Change
March 19, 2013 Rush Statement on Nominations for Energy Secretary and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator
Sept. 27, 2012 Letter to Secretary Chu and Administrator Jackson
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Chairman Upton and Chairman Whitfield
July 13, 2012 Letter to Chairman Upton and Chairman Whitfield
June 20, 2012 Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012
June 6, 2012 Hearing of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power - On EPA Enforcement Priorities and Practices
April 11, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior
Feb. 15, 2012 Protecting Investment in Oil Shale the Next Generation of Environmental, Energy, and Resource Security Act
Feb. 8, 2012 Letter to Interior Secretary Salazar
Jan. 26, 2012 Letter to Chairman Upton and Chairman Whitfield
Jan. 18, 2012 Letter to Chairman Upton and Chairman Whitfield
Nov. 18, 2011 Letter to Chairman Upton and Chairman Whitfield
Nov. 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman Upton and Chairman Whitfield
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 14, 2011 Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act
Oct. 6, 2011 EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
Oct. 6, 2011 EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
Oct. 5, 2011 Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
Sept. 23, 2011 Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nation Act of 2011
Sept. 23, 2011 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator - EPA
Sept. 23, 2011 Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nation Act of 2011
Sept. 21, 2011 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Markup
Sept. 15, 2011 Parkersburg News and Sentinel - McKinley Irked Over Statement
Sept. 14, 2011 Hearing of the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Electric Reliability
July 26, 2011 North American-Made Energy Security Act
July 26, 2011 Letter to Colleague
July 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Fred Upton Chairman Committee on Energy and Commerce
July 8, 2011 Hearing of the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee -- Mark-Up of the TRAIN Act
April 21, 2011 Hearing of the Health Committee and the Energy, Environmental Protection and Public Utilities of the Chicago Clean Power Ordinance Committee of the Chicago City Council
April 6, 2011 Rep. Rush Floor Statement in Opposition to H.R. 910, the Upton-Inhofe 'Dirty Air Act'
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