Senator Edward 'Ed' J. Markey's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
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Issue Position: Energy and Environment Issue Position: Energy and Environment - Environment Issue Position: Energy and Environment - Energy 11/02/14 Senator Markey's Statement on IPCC Climate Report 10/16/14 Kennedy, Markey Urge Energy Regulators to Examine New England Capacity Shortfall 10/14/14 Letter to Cheryl LaFleur, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - Examining New England Capacity Shortfall 10/03/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Release Federal Aid for Home Heating Among Seniors, Low-Income Households 9/30/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director the Office of Budget and Management - Fracking Rule Should be Strongest Possible Standard 9/18/14 Foreign Relations Committee Bill Includes Markey Provisions to Help Ukraine Withstand Imminent Energy Crunch, Become More Energy Efficient 7/24/14 Markey Reacts to New NAS Report on Fukushima Meltdowns 7/01/14 Energy Department Offers Conditional Commitment to Cape Wind Offshore Wind Generation Project 6/17/14 Markey Cheers Wind Energy Announcement for Massachusetts 6/16/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Requirements of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act 6/16/14 Letter to Allison MacFarlane, Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission - NRC Job Shadow Involving Chinese Personnel 6/09/14 Executive Session 6/09/14 Markey, Burgess Release Report Showing Legal Concerns over Energy Dept.'s Deals with Uranium Enriching Company 6/05/14 Markey Introduces Legislation to Boost Ukrainian Energy Independence, Lessening Putin's Power 6/02/14 Markey Statement on EPA Power Plant Climate Rules 5/27/14 Markey Blasts NRC Vote on Dangerous Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage 5/13/14 Senators Markey, Boxer and Sanders Introduce Legislation to Increase Safety at Nuclear Plants 5/06/14 Markey Statement on the Release of the National Climate Assessment 5/02/14 Energy Department Announces First Regional Gasoline Reserve to Strengthen Fuel Resiliency 5/02/14 Letter to Allison Macfarlane, Chairwoman, Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Licensee Exemptions 4/18/14 Letter to Alison Macfarlane, Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Seismic Risk at Pilgrim and Seabrook Greater Than Nuclear Reactors Are Licensed to Withstand 4/14/14 Markey: Climate Report Says Bright Future from Clean Energy Race, or Bleak Future for Human Race 4/04/14 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 4/04/14 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 4/03/14 Markey Praises Senate Finance Vote to Save Wind Jobs 4/01/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Re-Nominate Lafleur As FERC Commissioner 4/01/14 Markey: Save Wind Jobs by Including PTC in Tax Extenders Package 3/27/14 Udall, Markey Introduce Plan to Empower Consumers to Reduce Energy Costs 3/26/14 Sen. Markey and Rep. Waxman Introduce GRID Act to Protect Electrical Grid from Physical, Cyberattack 3/21/14 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 3/10/14 Markey Statement on Three-Year Anniversary of Fukushima Meltdowns 3/07/14 Markey: It's Polar to Solar with Daylight Savings Time Extension 2/12/14 Markey Calls For Congressional Action to Protect Electric Grid from Cyberattack 2/07/14 Letter to Mark Wetjen, Acting Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission - Share Information for Energy Market Oversight Now 1/23/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Revise Fuel Standards Proposal 12/20/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding 12/19/13 Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change Releases Recommendations for Department of the Interior 12/19/13 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2014 -- Continued 12/18/13 Letter to Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chair Allison Macfarlane - Do Not Relicense Seabrook Nuclear Plant For Another 20 Years While Concrete Degradation Testing Is Incomplete 12/16/13 Letter to Max Baucus, Chair, and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, of the Senate Finance Committee - Clean Energy Tax Incentives Extension 11/14/13 Letter to Allison MacFarlane, Chair Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Nuclear "Don't Ask Don't Tell' Policy Endangering Public Safety 11/13/13 Markey Introduces Bill to Create Clean Technology and Manufacturing Hubs 11/07/13 Markey: Keep Workers on the Job at Pilgrim 11/05/13 Markey Presses TransCanada to Bar Exports of Keystone XL Oil, Refined Products 11/04/13 Markey Hails $121m LIHEAP Release for Mass. 11/01/13 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid 10/31/13 Statement on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions