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Ed Markey's Public Statements on Issue: Energy

Full Name: Edward 'Ed' J. Markey
Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 06/25/2013
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Susan Blumenthal
Birth Date: 07/11/1946
Birth Place: Malden, MA
Home City: Malden, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Energy and Environment
Issue Position: Energy and Environment - Environment
Issue Position: Energy and Environment - Energy
July 1, 2014 Energy Department Offers Conditional Commitment to Cape Wind Offshore Wind Generation Project
June 17, 2014 Markey Cheers Wind Energy Announcement for Massachusetts
June 16, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Requirements of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act
June 16, 2014 Letter to Allison MacFarlane, Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission - NRC Job Shadow Involving Chinese Personnel
June 9, 2014 Markey, Burgess Release Report Showing Legal Concerns over Energy Dept.'s Deals with Uranium Enriching Company
June 9, 2014 Executive Session
June 5, 2014 Markey Introduces Legislation to Boost Ukrainian Energy Independence, Lessening Putin's Power
June 2, 2014 Markey Statement on EPA Power Plant Climate Rules
May 27, 2014 Markey Blasts NRC Vote on Dangerous Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage
May 13, 2014 Senators Markey, Boxer and Sanders Introduce Legislation to Increase Safety at Nuclear Plants
May 6, 2014 Markey Statement on the Release of the National Climate Assessment
May 2, 2014 Energy Department Announces First Regional Gasoline Reserve to Strengthen Fuel Resiliency
May 2, 2014 Letter to Allison Macfarlane, Chairwoman, Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Licensee Exemptions
April 18, 2014 Letter to Alison Macfarlane, Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Seismic Risk at Pilgrim and Seabrook Greater Than Nuclear Reactors Are Licensed to Withstand
April 14, 2014 Markey: Climate Report Says Bright Future from Clean Energy Race, or Bleak Future for Human Race
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 3, 2014 Markey Praises Senate Finance Vote to Save Wind Jobs
April 1, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Re-Nominate Lafleur As FERC Commissioner
April 1, 2014 Markey: Save Wind Jobs by Including PTC in Tax Extenders Package
March 27, 2014 Udall, Markey Introduce Plan to Empower Consumers to Reduce Energy Costs
March 26, 2014 Sen. Markey and Rep. Waxman Introduce GRID Act to Protect Electrical Grid from Physical, Cyberattack
March 21, 2014 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman Committee on Finance and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member Committee on Finance - Include Extensions of Investment Tax Credit and Production Tax Credit for Wind Energy in Upcoming Tax-Extenders Package
March 10, 2014 Markey Statement on Three-Year Anniversary of Fukushima Meltdowns
March 7, 2014 Markey: It's Polar to Solar with Daylight Savings Time Extension
Feb. 12, 2014 Markey Calls For Congressional Action to Protect Electric Grid from Cyberattack
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Mark Wetjen, Acting Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission - Share Information for Energy Market Oversight Now
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Revise Fuel Standards Proposal
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 19, 2013 Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change Releases Recommendations for Department of the Interior
Dec. 19, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2014 -- Continued
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chair Allison Macfarlane - Do Not Relicense Seabrook Nuclear Plant For Another 20 Years While Concrete Degradation Testing Is Incomplete
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Max Baucus, Chair, and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, of the Senate Finance Committee - Clean Energy Tax Incentives Extension
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Allison MacFarlane, Chair Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Nuclear "Don't Ask Don't Tell' Policy Endangering Public Safety
Nov. 13, 2013 Markey Introduces Bill to Create Clean Technology and Manufacturing Hubs
Nov. 7, 2013 Markey: Keep Workers on the Job at Pilgrim
Nov. 5, 2013 Markey Presses TransCanada to Bar Exports of Keystone XL Oil, Refined Products
Nov. 4, 2013 Markey Hails $121m LIHEAP Release for Mass.
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 31, 2013 Statement on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Oct. 31, 2013 First Markey Senate Bill Creates Jobs, Quadruples America's Clean Electricity Production
Oct. 28, 2013 New NAS Study Underscores Need for Continued Action on Oil and Gas Drilling Safety Says Markey
Oct. 4, 2013 Markey Releases Analysis of Shutdown on Energy Production
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 20, 2013 Markey Praises Obama Admin. Carbon Pollution Rules for New Power Plants
Sept. 20, 2013 Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change Applauds New EPA Power Plant Standard
Sept. 18, 2013 Massachusetts Perspective
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