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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Sr, Democratic Assistant Minority Leader (Minority Whip)
Date Title
Feb. 16, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Scott Pruitt - Recuse Yourself from Participating Personally and Substantially in Any Matter Related to the Litigation that you Pursued as the Attorney General of Oklahoma for the Entirety of Your Tenure at the Environmental Protection Agency
Feb. 6, 2017 Durbin, Duckworth Announce More Than $4 Million In Federal Funding For Rural Community Development In Southern Illinois
Feb. 6, 2017 Durbin To Oppose Nomination Of Scott Pruitt To Lead EPA
Jan. 27, 2017 Durbin, Duckworth Announce $820,000 In Federal Funding For Rural Community Development In Southern Illinois
Dec. 2, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader; the Hon. Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader; the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House; the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader - Buy America Provision in Water Infrastructure Package
July 28, 2016 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - McCaskill, Bipartisan Group of Senators Urge Obama Administration to Support Job-Creating Biodiesel Production
July 21, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Support Biodiesel, Help Create Jobs
July 12, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016--Conference Report--
July 7, 2016 National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015
July 7, 2016 Menendez, Durbin Urge EPA to Toughen Lead Hazard Standards
June 27, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Call to Establish a Strong Renewable Fuel Standard
May 20, 2016 Bicameral, Bipartisan Deal Reached on TSCA Reform
May 12, 2016 Illinois Members Demand Answers In Meeting With NGA Director Cardillo
May 11, 2016 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Air Pollution from National Transportation Systems
April 27, 2016 Boxer, Durbin Introduce Climate Change Adapt America Bond Act
April 22, 2016 Durbin Discusses New Initiatives to Address High Rates of Lead Exposure Across the Nation
April 22, 2016 Letter to Mr. Robert Cardillo, Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency - Demand for Answers on Flawed NGA Analysis
April 21, 2016 Paris Climate Agreement Signing and Earth Day
April 21, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On the Paris Climate Agreement
April 21, 2016 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
April 20, 2016 Durbin: Government Needs to be Part of the Solution to America's Lead Crisis
April 20, 2016 Senate Democrats Introduce "True LEADership Act" to Remove Lead from Pipes and Invest More in America's Crumbling Water Infrastructure
April 1, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the Small Business Administration - Call for Federal Relief for Small Businesses Impacted by Winter Floods
April 1, 2016 Menendez, Booker Join Colleagues, Former Members of Congress in Filing Amicus Brief in Support of President Obama's Clean Power Plan
March 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Lisa Murkowski, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environmental and Related Agencies; the Hon. Tom Udall, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - WIFIA Funding
Feb. 18, 2016 Durbin, Kirk, Rush, IDOT, City of Chicago Announce $1.25 Million in Federal Grant for Design of Grade Separation Project on 95th Street
Feb. 18, 2016 Durbin Statement on Possible National Historic Landmark Status for S.S. Badger
Feb. 4, 2016 Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015
Jan. 28, 2016 Senate Overwhelmingly Approves Nuclear Energy Legislation
Jan. 5, 2016 Senators Demand Buy America Provision in Water Infrastructure Package
Dec. 18, 2015 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Hails Senate Passage of Historic Chemical Safety Law
Dec. 16, 2015 Durbin: Congress Agrees to Fund Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at 300 Million
Dec. 13, 2015 Durbin Statement on Historic Paris Climate Agreement
Nov. 30, 2015 Durbin Statement on the EPA's Final Rule on the Renewable Fuel Standard
Nov. 17, 2015 Providing For Congressional Disapproval of a Rule Submitted By The Environmental Protection Agency -- Continued
Nov. 6, 2015 Durbin: Improving Air Quality at Union Station Must be Top Priority
Oct. 29, 2015 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Requesting an Update on Efforts to Implelemt the "Commission Guidance Regarding Disclosure Related to Climate Change"
Oct. 7, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader - Land and Water Conservation Fund
Oct. 2, 2015 Udall, Markey, Durbin Announce Agreement on Chemical Safety Reform Bill
Oct. 1, 2015 Klobuchar, Durbin and 12 Other Senators Hold Bipartisan Meeting with White House Chief of Staff to Push for Strong Renewable Fuel Standard
Aug. 12, 2015 Kirk, Durbin Applaud U.S. Department of Agriculture Disaster Declaration to Make Relief Available for Illinois Farmers
Aug. 5, 2015 Wood Dale and Grayslake, Illinois Storms
Aug. 3, 2015 Durbin Statement On President's Clean Power Plan
July 30, 2015 Durbin Stands With Southern Illinois Leaders In Urging EPA To Stop Dangerous Flood Project
July 24, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning Flood Relief for Illinois Farmers
July 20, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Renewable Fuel Standard
July 17, 2015 For First Time, Disinfected Water Begins Flowing To Chicago River System From MWRD's Calumet Plant
July 15, 2015 Peters, Durbin Introduce Bill to Study Effects of Petroleum Coke
June 29, 2015 Letter to All State Governors - Input on National Energy Policy
June 19, 2015 Durbin, Army Corps And City Officials Cut Ribbon On Montrose To Irving Park Section Of Chicago Shoreline Protection Project
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