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Jim Oberstar's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: James 'Jim' L. Oberstar
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jean; 6 Children: Ted, Noelle, Annie, Monica, Lindsey, Charlie
Birth Date: 09/10/1934
Birth Place: Chisholm, MN
Home City: Chisholm, MN
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Energy & the Environment
Issue Position: Snowmobiles in National Park
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The President
July 29, 2010 Modifying Date the Adninistrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and Applicable States May Require Permits
July 15, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Putting America Back to Work Through Clean Water Infrastructure Investment
June 30, 2010 H.R. 5629, the Oil Spill Accountability and Environmental Protection Act of 2010
June 16, 2010 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
June 10, 2010 Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund
April 21, 2010 The Federal Government Doesn't Need To Be Looking For Puddles And Backyard Brooks To Regulate
April 21, 2010 Introduction Of H.R. 5088, America's Commitment To Clean Water Act
Dec. 8, 2009 Extension Of Authority To Expedite The Processing Of Permits
Nov. 17, 2009 Clean Hull Act Of 2009
Nov. 5, 2009 Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act Of 2009
April 29, 2009 Hearing of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Recovery Act: 10-Week Progress Report for Transportation and Infrastructure Programs
Jan. 16, 2009 Introduction of the Smithsonian Institution Facilities Authorization Act of 2009
Dec. 3, 2008 Chairman Oberstar's Response to Bush Administration's Revisions of Clean Water Act Protections
Nov. 21, 2008 House Democratic Caucus Re-elects Oberstar Chairman of T&I Committee for 111th Congress
Oct. 6, 2008 T&I Ends 110th Congress with Impressive Record
Sept. 27, 2008 Great Lakes Legacy Reauthorization Act of 2008
Sept. 26, 2008 Job Creation and Unemployment Relief Act of 2008
Sept. 24, 2008 T&I Members Question EPA Plan to Loosen Reporting Requirements On Contaminants
Aug. 7, 2008 Chairmen Oberstar and Waxman Demand Answers from Corps Administration Intent on Gutting the Clean Water Act
July 30, 2008 Opening Statements from Committee Chairman Oberstar and Subcommittee Chairwoman Johnson from Today's Chesapeake Bay Hearing
July 29, 2008 Introduction of the Smithsonian Institution Facilities Authorization Act of 2008
July 23, 2008 Oberstar Moves Legislation to Protect the Great Lakes
July 8, 2008 Maritime Pollution Prevention Act of 2008
July 7, 2008 Chairmen Oberstar and Waxman Question Environmental Protection Agency's Enforcement Efforts Under the Clean Water Act
June 23, 2008 Raw Sewage Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act
April 10, 2008 Beach Protection Act of 2007
Jan. 30, 2008 Oberstar, Johnson and Blumenaur Call for GAO Study to Establish Clean Water Trust Fund
Jan. 23, 2008 Statement of the Honorable James L. Oberstar on Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment on "Progress Toward Improving Water Quality In The Great Lakes"
Nov. 6, 2007 Water Resources Development Act of 2007 -- Veto Message from the President of the United States
Oct. 23, 2007 Remarks to International Aviation Club
Oct. 18, 2007 The 35th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act
Oct. 16, 2007 Recognizing the 35th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act
Oct. 2, 2007 Hearings Show Safe Routes to School Program is a Success
Aug. 4, 2007 Oberstar's Waterways Bill Wins Final House Passage
July 24, 2007 Expressing The Sense Of Congress Regarding The Dumping Of Industrial Waste Into The Great Lakes
July 19, 2007 Supreme Court Water Rulings Increase Costs of Minnesota Roads
July 17, 2007 Hearing of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - The History of the Clean Water Act
July 12, 2007 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment - Reauthorization of the Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health (BEACH)...
June 27, 2007 Oberstar Includes Minnesota Projects in National Spending Bill
May 22, 2007 Oberstar Introduces Clean Water Legislation
May 4, 2007 T&I Committee to Examine Global Warming in Hearings on May 11th and 16th
Feb. 7, 2007 New Bill Helps Cities with Water and Sewer Projects
Feb. 6, 2007 Oberstar Introduces Legislation to Fight Global Warming
Feb. 5, 2007 Maritime Pollution Prevention Act Of 2007
Jan. 30, 2007 Water Quality Financing Act Of 2007
Jan. 23, 2007 Oberstar: Bush State of Union Speech Falls Short
Oct. 20, 2006 Press Release - Oberstar Sets the Record Straight on Wetland Protection Bill
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