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Ben Cardin's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Benjamin 'Ben' L. Cardin
Office: U.S. Senate (MD) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Myrna; 1 Child: Deborah
Birth Date: 10/05/1943
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
Home City: Baltimore, MD
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Positions: Environment and Energy
July 16, 2014 Cardin Urges Authority for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Recoup Damages from Accidental or Negligent Behavior
July 11, 2014 Mikulski, Cardin Hail Senate Passage of Bill to Extend Community Involvement in C&O Canal National Historic Park
July 7, 2014 Mikulski, Cardin Visit Baltimore City's 99-Year-Old Water Filtration Plan in Push to Make Water Infrastructure Upgrades a National Priority
June 30, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Approve Ethanol Produced by Winter Barley as Advanced Biofurl
June 25, 2014 Waters of the United States
June 24, 2014 Cardin Statement on SCOTUS Ruling on Carbon Standards
June 19, 2014 Maryland Agriculture
June 18, 2014 Mikulski, Cardin Announce More Than $7 Million in Federal Funds to Strengthen Ecosystems Damaged by Super Storm Sandy
June 12, 2014 Cardin, Mikulski, Hoyer, Van Hollen Statement on FERC's Decision to Deny Request to Extend Comment Period on Cove Point Environmental Assessment
June 11, 2014 Cardin Seeks To Curb Costly Stormwater Runoff Damage To Roads And Waterways
June 10, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 6, 2014 Cardin Brings Together Federal And State Officials With Maryland Farmers With Details Of New Funding For Helping The Chesapeake Bay And Maryland Farmers
May 27, 2014 Senators of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Praise USDA for Recognizing the Bay as a Critical Conservation Area
May 22, 2014 WRRDA Conference Report
May 15, 2014 Cardin Praises WRDA Conference Report For Protection Of Maryland Jobs And Environment
May 7, 2014 Cardin, Mikulski Announce Nearly $10 Million In Rural Development Funding For Water And Wastewater Disposal Projects In Rural Maryland
April 29, 2014 Cardin Statement On SCOTUS Decision Upholding Cross-State Air Pollution Rule
April 21, 2014 In Advance Of Earth Day, Cardin Says U.S. Must Take Reasonable Steps To Combat Climate Change
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
April 1, 2014 Cardin Urges Greater Adaptation To Meet The Threats Of Climate Change
March 25, 2014 Cardin Praises Proposed "Waters Of The U.S." Rule
March 13, 2014 Cardin Says Flood Insurance Reform Will Benefit Vulnerable Marylanders
March 11, 2014 Chesapeake Bay
March 10, 2014 Climate Change (Continued)
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 6, 2014 EPW Committee Approves Cardin Bill To Renew Chesapeake Gateway Grant Program
Feb. 4, 2014 Cardin Hails Passage Of Farm Bill To Support A Healthy Chesapeake Bay
Feb. 4, 2014 Cardin Spotlights Public Right-To-Know About Threats To Safe Drinking Water
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Advanced Biofuel Incentives That Move Beyond Corn-Based Ethanol
Jan. 28, 2014 Cardin Calls For Congress To Work With The President To Restore The Promise Of The American Dream
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Fox News Chair Roger Ailes, CBS News President David Rhodes, ABC News President Ben Sherwood, NBC News President Deborah Turness - Cover Global Warming
Dec. 19, 2013 Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change Releases Recommendations for Department of the Interior
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Grant Temporary Protected Status to Filipinos in Wake of Devastating Typhoon
Nov. 14, 2013 Senate Passes Schatz Bill Expressing U.S. Support for the Philippines
Nov. 12, 2013 Cardin Offers Condolences, Support For The Victims Of Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan
Nov. 1, 2013 Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change Applauds President Obama's Commitment to Climate Change Resilience Preparation
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
Sept. 23, 2013 Reid, Boxer, Cardin, Introduce Bill to Assist Local, State Governments Prepare Water Infrastructure for Changing Weather Threats
Sept. 20, 2013 Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change Applauds New EPA Power Plant Standard
Sept. 3, 2013 Cardin, Sarbanes Review Progress Of Chesapeake Bay Restoration Efforts
June 25, 2013 Bicameral Climate Change Task Force Applauds President Obama's Action Plan to Address Climate Change
June 25, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act--Continued--
June 25, 2013 Bicameral Climate Change Task Force Applauds President Obama's Action Plan to Address Climate Change
June 5, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Climate Change
May 23, 2013 Cardin Says Effective Regional Nutrient Trading Programs Are The Best Way To Address Regional Water Pollution Problems
May 23, 2013 CBO Releases Important Carbon Tax Report
May 20, 2013 Cardin, Boozman Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Promote Water Research And Train Scientists
May 16, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 11, 2013 Cardin Praises EPA Nominee McCarthy For Her Strong Defense Of Public Health And The Environment
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