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Fred Upton's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Frederick 'Fred' Stephen Upton
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 6
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Amey; 2 Children: Meg, Stephen
Birth Date: 04/23/1953
Birth Place: Saint Joseph, MI
Home City: Saint Joseph, MI
Religion: Protestant
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Date Title
Issue Position: Environment and Agriculture
Issue Position: Protecting the Great Lakes
July 15, 2014 Upton Unveils Energy Policy Vision with Pillars of the Architecture of Abundance
July 10, 2014 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
July 9, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Committee Leaders Seek EPA Cooperation in Power Plant Rule Probe
June 23, 2014 Upton and Whitfield Respond to SCOTUS' Decision on Greenhouse Gases
June 19, 2014 Hearing of the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - EPA's Proposed Carbon Dioxide Regulations for Power Plants
June 9, 2014 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Markup of H.R. 4299, H.R. 4709, H.R. 4631, H.R. 4795, and H.R. 4801
June 2, 2014 Upton and Whitfield Respond to EPA's Cap-and-Trade Proposal
May 21, 2014 Hearing of the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Promoting New Manufacturing Act
May 20, 2014 Upton Votes to Support Great Lakes Jobs, Harbor Maintenance
May 13, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Regarding the Allied Paper Superfund Site in Kalamazoo
April 29, 2014 Committee Leaders Disappointed with Supreme Court's Decision That Could Harm Jobs and Affordable Energy
April 29, 2014 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Discussion Draft of the Chemicals in Commerce Act
April 26, 2014 The Herald Palladium - Farmers Cool to Proposed EPA Wetlands Rules
April 16, 2014 New Non-Partisan Report Reveals Energy Production on Federal Lands Still Declining Despite Continued Growth on Non-Federal Lands
March 26, 2014 Letter to President and CEO Terry Boston, President and CEO John Bear, President and CEO Stephen Whitley, and President and CEO Gordon van Welie
March 13, 2014 Upton Applauds President Signing Sleeping Bear Dunes Legislation into Law
March 12, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - New Power Plant Standards
Feb. 11, 2014 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Department of Energy Oversight: Status of Clean Coal Programs
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Great Lakes Navigation System
Feb. 4, 2014 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Testing of Chemicals and Reporting and Retention of Information Under TSCA Sections 4 & 8
Dec. 10, 2013 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Full Committee Vote on H.R. 3527, H.R. 1098, H.R. 1281, H.R. 724, H.R. 3683, H.R. 3674, and H.R. 3675
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director, Executive Office of the President - Fund the Great Lakes Navigation System
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Congressmen Bill Shuster, Barbara Boxer, Nick Rahall, and David Vitter - Water Resources Reform and Development Act
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Proposed Power Plant Standards
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Fred Hochberg, Chairman and President of Export-Import Bank of the US - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator US Agency for International Development - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebulius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Major General Charles F. Bolden Jr., Administrator NASA - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director Office of Management and Budget - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Kathryn Sullivan, Acting Administrator National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary US Department of Agriculture - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary Department of Transportation - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 17, 2013 Wall Street Journal - How Obama Puts the Brakes on Business
Oct. 15, 2013 Upton and Whitfield Welcome Supreme Court's Review of EPA's Regulatory Authority
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy Department of Energy - Federal Support for the Development of Carbon Capture and Storage
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Penny Pritzker, Dept. of Commerce - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Jack Lew, Dept of Treasury - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, Dept. of Ag. - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Ernest Moniz, Dept. of Energy - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 20, 2013 Committee Leaders Respond to EPA's Plan to Restrict Access to Affordable, Reliable Electricity
Sept. 19, 2013 On 5-Year Anniversary of the Keystone XL Pipeline's Initial Filing, Members Hear Why It's #TimeToBuild
Sept. 18, 2013 Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Continues Examination of Toxic Substances Control Act
Sept. 18, 2013 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Opening Statement on The Obama's Administration's Climate Change Policies and Activites
Sept. 4, 2013 Upton Continues to Back Allied Site Cleanup Efforts: "Take it Away"
Aug. 7, 2013 Washington Times - Unlocking the Power of Keystone
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