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Ed Markey's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Edward 'Ed' J. Markey
Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 06/25/2013
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Potential, Democratic for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
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 - Environment
Aug. 8, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Oil & Gas Drilling off the East Coast
July 21, 2014 Markey Criticizes DOI Decision to Open East Coast Waters to Oil and Gas Testing
July 9, 2014 Capps, Markey, Meng Introduce Bill to Protect Workers and Children From Chemical Exposure
June 9, 2014 Executive Session
June 5, 2014 Markey Statement on CSB Report on BP Spill
June 2, 2014 Markey Statement on EPA Power Plant Climate Rules
May 29, 2014 Markey Meets Pope Francis, Vatican Leaders to Discuss Climate Change
May 28, 2014 Mass. Congressional Delegation Applauds New Funding to Clean and Revitalize Brownfields
May 22, 2014 WRRDA Conference Report
May 13, 2014 Capuano, Markey, Warren, and Lynch Applaud Funding for Boston Harbor Improvement Project
May 6, 2014 Markey Statement on the Release of the National Climate Assessment
May 2, 2014 Markey, Schatz, Gillibrand, Merkley Introduce Bill To Support Investment In Neighborhoods Near Transit
May 2, 2014 Energy Department Announces First Regional Gasoline Reserve to Strengthen Fuel Resiliency
April 29, 2014 Markey Statement on Supreme Court Ruling to Uphold EPA's Cross-State Air Pollution Rule
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 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
March 30, 2014 Markey: New IPCC Climate Report Frightening Compendium of Coming Catastrophe
March 28, 2014 Markey Statement on Obama Methane Reduction Plan
March 13, 2014 Sens. Warren and Markey Applaud Senate Passage of Bipartisan Flood Insurance Reform
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 18, 2014 Markey Praises New Heavy Truck Fuel Economy Proposal
Feb. 14, 2014 Markey Statement on Obama's Proposed Climate Fund
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Administration - Correct Flood Maps
Jan. 24, 2014 Warren, Markey, & Keating Applaud $1 Million Grant to Preserve Cape Wetlands
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Revise Fuel Standards Proposal
Jan. 14, 2014 Markey Praises Governor Patrick Plan to Protect Against Climate Change
Jan. 10, 2014 Cape Cod National Seashore and other parks are underfunded, under threat
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Question U.S. Trade Representative's Position on Tar Sands
Dec. 19, 2013 Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change Releases Recommendations for Department of the Interior
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Members of Congress Urge EPA Administrator McCarthy to Reduce Use of Harmful Climate Change-Causing Pollutant
Nov. 22, 2013 Senator Markey Statement on Warsaw Climate Talks
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Grant Temporary Protected Status to Filipinos in Wake of Devastating Typhoon
Nov. 8, 2013 Congressional Delegation, Patrick Administration Announce $1.27 Million in GrantsTo Fund Watershed Restoration Projects
Nov. 4, 2013 Senator Markey Statement to EPA's Boston Public Listening Session on the Clean Air Act and Carbon Pollution Rules
Nov. 2, 2013 Huffington Post - Post-Sandy Plan for Climate Change: Protect, Prepare, Prevent
Nov. 1, 2013 Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change Applauds President Obama's Commitment to Climate Change Resilience Preparation
Oct. 29, 2013 Markey Statement on First Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy
Oct. 25, 2013 Warren, Markey, Keating and Kennedy Announce Major Storm Mitigation Grants for Massachusetts
Oct. 15, 2013 U.S. Senator Ed Markey, Health Professionals, Business Leaders Call for EPA to Focus on Climate Disruption in Midst of Government Shutdown
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. 27, 2013 Markey: IPCC Climate Report Demands Action
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Senators Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell and Representatives John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi - Massachusetts Delegation Proposes Fixes to National Flood Insurance Reform Act
Sept. 25, 2013 Markey Joins U.S. Senate Climate Change Clearinghouse as Chair
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
Aug. 21, 2013 Letter to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, United Nations - Extension of Tenure of Marco Gonzales
July 24, 2013 Markey: Rig Blowouts, Spills in Gulf of Mexico Troubling
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