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Collin Peterson's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Collin C. Peterson
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 7, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/06/1990
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 7
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 3 Children: Sean, Jason, Elliot
Birth Date: 06/29/1944
Birth Place: Fargo, ND
Home City: Detroit Lakes, MN
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
July 22, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz: Administration Issues Disaster Declaration for Communities Impacted by Devastating Flooding
July 21, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz: Disaster Loans Available for Small Businesses and Other Organizations Affected by Flooding in Rock, Murray, Nobles, and Pipestone Counties
July 18, 2014 E-Newsletter: 07/18/2014
July 16, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz Announce USDA Disaster Declaration for Rock and Adjacent Counties, Allowing Them to Be Considered for Emergency Assistance
July 16, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz Announce USDA Disaster Declaration for Rock and Adjacent Counties, Allowing Them to Be Considered for Emergency Assistance
July 11, 2014 E-Newsletter: 07/11/2014
July 10, 2014 Minnesota Delegation Announces State Will Receive Over $4 Million in Federal Funds to Repair Roads Damaged by Devastating Flooding
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Major Disaster Declaration
July 4, 2014 Newsletter: 07/04/2014
July 3, 2014 Letter to Debra Crusoe, Minnesota State Executive Director of the USDA Farm Service Agency - Support Minnesota Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by Flooding
July 3, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz Urge USDA to Support Minnesota Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by Flooding
June 27, 2014 Newsletter: 06/27/2014
June 12, 2014 Minnesota Lawmakers meet with Interior Secretary to Press the Administration to Complete Lewis and Clark Water System
June 11, 2014 Governor Dayton, Minnesota Congressional Delegation Meet with Secretary of the Interior to Push for Federal Funding for Lewis & Clark Water Project
June 6, 2014 Newsletter: Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 6/6/14
June 4, 2014 Peterson Applauds USDA CRP and Beginning Farmer Announcement
May 30, 2014 Newsletter: Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 5/30/14
May 27, 2014 Red River Valley Designated as Part of New Conservation Program
May 15, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson: Final Water Infrastructure Bill Authorizes Funding for Roseau Flood Project, Marsh Lake Restoration
May 14, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson: Final Water Infrastructure Bill Authorizes Funding for Roseau Flood Project, Marsh Lake Restoration
April 2, 2014 Letter to Michael Simpson, Chairman and Marcy Kaptur, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies, House Committee on Appropriations - Additional Funding for Rural Water Projects
March 28, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman and Jim Moran, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, of the Committee on Appropriations - Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
March 5, 2014 Army Corps to Fund Completion of Roseau Flood Project This Year
March 5, 2014 Sens. Klobuchar, Franken, and Rep. Peterson: Army Corps to Fund Completion of Roseau Flood Project This Year
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 19, 2014 Mankato Free Press - Farm Bill Up Against Misperceptions, Lawmakers Say
Feb. 5, 2014 After Push from Minnesota Lawmakers and Governor Dayton, Administration Takes Action to Make It Easier to Transport Additional Propane to Minnesota and Other Areas Affected by Ongoing Propane Shortage
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Michael Connor, Commissioner, US Bureau of Reclamation - Resources for Lewis and Clark
Jan. 15, 2014 Peterson Meets with EPA Administrator on RFS
Nov. 15, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz: Proposed Rule to Amend Renewable Fuel Standard for Economy and Energy Security
Oct. 22, 2013 Letter to Senators Barbara Mikulski and Richard Shelby and Representatives Harold Rogers and Nita Lowey - Continue to Fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
May 23, 2013 ND, Minnesota Delegations: WRDA Legislation Key for Permanent Flood Control in Red River Valley
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran of the Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations - Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI)
Feb. 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Pipeline
July 2, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Minnesota Flooding
April 27, 2012 House Bill Halts Administration's Power Grab & Expansion of Water Regulation
Dec. 8, 2011 Peterson Signs on to Regional Haze Bill
July 14, 2011 Sen. Franken, Rep. Peterson Move to Protect Minnesota Families, Farmers, Businesses
May 25, 2011 Sens. Klobuchar, Franken, Reps. Peterson, McCollum Announce Federal Disaster Declaration for 13 Additional Counties and Red Lake Nation
April 18, 2011 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army of Civil Works - Clean Water Act Program
April 6, 2011 Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011
April 5, 2011 Letter to Colleague
March 18, 2011 Western Farm Press - Time to Clean Up the EPA
March 15, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Craig Fugate, Administrator Of The Federal Emergency Management Agency
March 10, 2011 Hearing of the House Agriculture Committee - Impact of EPA Regulation on Agriculture
March 4, 2011 Leading Bipartisan Voices on Energy Policy Introduce Energy Tax Prevention Act
March 2, 2011 Group of Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Eliminate Duplicative Permit Requirement for Pesticide Applications
Feb. 25, 2011 Peterson Announces NRCS Grant for Spring Brook Watershed Project
Feb. 18, 2011 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Discontinue FEMA's Use of "Without Levees" Analysis
Sept. 24, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture and to the Honorable Lisa Jackson, Administrator, EPA
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