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Rob Portman's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Robert 'Rob' J. Portman
Office: U.S. Senate (OH) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jane; 3 Children: Jed, Will, Sally
Birth Date: 12/19/1955
Birth Place: Cincinnati, OH
Home City: Cincinnati, OH
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: Energy
July 1, 2014 Portman Algae Bill Signed Into Law
June 30, 2014 Weekly Column: Getting Things Done for Ohio
June 17, 2014 Portman Algae Bill Passes the Senate, Heads to the President for Signature
June 10, 2014 Portman Applauds House Passage of Algae Bill
June 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule
June 2, 2014 Portman on Proposed EPA Rules for Existing Power Plants
May 27, 2014 Letter to Barbara Boxer, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, and David Vitter, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works - Regarding Plan to Restore Great Lakes
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Regarding EPA Regulations on Coal
May 22, 2014 Portman Supports Water Bill That Will Help Ohio Communities
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations
May 22, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, and Thomas P. Bostick, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers - Regarding Soo Locks Replacement Project
May 1, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 23, 2014 Portman Statement on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Finalized Dredging Plan for the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River
April 14, 2014 Portman Statement on Ohio EPA Permit for Cleveland Dredging
March 28, 2014 Letter to Lt. Colonel Owen J. Beaudoin, Department of the Army - Ensure Lake Erie is Dredged and Maintained Expediently
March 14, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works - Great Lakes Asian Carp
March 4, 2014 Portman, Brown, Latta Announce $1.5 Million in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' 2014 Work Plan to Findlay and Ottawa Communities to Complete Report on Blanchard River Project
Feb. 21, 2014 Weekly Column: Protecting Ohio's Freshwater Treasures
Feb. 19, 2014 Portman, Brown, Latta Continue to Fight to Ensure the Blanchard River Flood Risk Management Project Receives Necessary Funding
Feb. 13, 2014 Portman Bill to Combat Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Passes Senate
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Punishing Most Vulnerable Americans With Higher Utility Bills
Jan. 16, 2014 Portman Statement on Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study Public Meeting
Jan. 6, 2014 Portman Statement on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Great Lakes Invasive Species Report
Dec. 17, 2013 Senate Approves Portman Measure to Stop EPA's Dangerous Regulation of Fire Hydrants
Dec. 12, 2013 Portman Cosponsors Effort to Stop EPA's Dangerous Regulation of Fire Hydrants
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Regulatory Overreach Impacting Alabama, U.S. Jobs
Nov. 12, 2013 Toledo Blade - It's Now Or Never to Keep Asian Carp Out of the Great Lakes
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary Jo-Ellen Darcy, Department of Army - Asian Carp
Sept. 23, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act
Sept. 20, 2013 Portman: EPA Regulations Will Cost Ohio Jobs & Hurt Consumers
Aug. 23, 2013 Weekly Column: Protecting the Legacy of America?s [sic] Sportsmen
Aug. 19, 2013 Toledo Blade - "U.S. Sen. Rob Portman Fishes for, and on Lake Erie"
Aug. 1, 2013 Promoting Energy Savings in Residential Buildings and Industry -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
July 7, 2013 Toledo Blade - Fight Algae - Protect Ohio's Health, Economy, Environment
June 27, 2013 Portman, Nelson Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Combat Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia
June 25, 2013 Portman Opposes Obama Effort to Raise Electricity Prices in Ohio
May 14, 2013 Brown And Portman Applaud Senate's Passage Of Amendment That Expedites Federal Funds For Projects Like Blanchard River Flood Risk Management Project
Feb. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Keystone XL Pipeline
Jan. 23, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Keystone XL Pipeline
Oct. 5, 2012 Portman Statement Urging Army Corps to Provide a Plan to Stop Asian Carp from Entering Ohio's Waterways
Sept. 16, 2012 Toledo Blade - It's Time to Get Serious About Asian Carp
Aug. 16, 2012 The Wall Street Journal - Rob Portman: The Regulatory Cliff Is Nearly as Steep as the Fiscal One
June 29, 2012 Portman, Stabenow Legislation to Stop Asian Carp Passes Congress
June 29, 2012 Portman Statement on Transportation Bill
June 28, 2012 Co-Chairs of U.S. Senate International Conservation Caucus Introduce Global Conservation Act of 2012
June 27, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency
June 20, 2012 Portman Statement on Senate's Unwillingness to Roll Back Job-Killing Utility MACT Rules
May 22, 2012 Letter to Major General Michael J. Walsh, Deputy Commanding General, Civil and Emergency Operations
April 19, 2012 Senators Portman, Stabenow Introduce New Bipartisan Bill to Stop Asian Carp
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