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Peter DeFazio's Public Statements on Issue: Energy

Full Name: Peter A. DeFazio
Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 4, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 4
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Myrnie
Birth Date: 05/27/1947
Birth Place: Needham, MA
Home City: Springfield, OR
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
July 10, 2014 DeFazio Fights for Common Sense Reforms to Protect Taxpayers and the Environment from Hardrock Mining Giveaways
June 2, 2014 Rep. DeFazio Praises EPA Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 25, 2014 Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America
March 25, 2014 DeFazio Attacks Republican Bill That Would Weaken Rules on Mountaintop Removal Mining
March 14, 2014 Letter to Doug Lamborn, Chairman of the Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act
March 6, 2014 Responsibly and Professionally Invigorating Development Act of 2013
Feb. 25, 2014 Defazio: We Need an All-The-Above Veteran Employment Strategy
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - The Bonneville Power Administration Must Remain Independent
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Sept. 10, 2013 Letter to Secretary Ernest Moniz, Dept. of Energy - Keep Electricity Affordable for Pacific Northwest Ratepayers
July 25, 2013 Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013
July 18, 2013 DeFazio Elected Natural Resources Committee Ranking Democrat
Oct. 2, 2012 Letter to Chairman Williamson and Commissioners
Sept. 21, 2012 Stop the War on Coal Act of 2012
Sept. 14, 2012 No More Solyndras Act
June 8, 2012 Letter to Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy - Memorandum for Power Marketing Administrators
Jan. 24, 2012 Letter to Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy
Dec. 9, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
June 23, 2011 Bipartisan Letter Urges Renewable Energy Incentives for Non-Profits
June 22, 2011 Jobs and Energy Permitting Act of 2011
June 21, 2011 Shrader, Defazio, and Wu Fight to Prohibit Drilling of Oregon Coast
May 5, 2011 Restarting American Offshore Leasing Act Now
Jan. 17, 2011 Letter to Chairman Gensler and Commissioners Sommers, Chilton and O'Malia of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Jan. 12, 2011 Oregon Delegation Wins Suspension of Unfair EPA Biomass Regulations
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The President
June 16, 2010 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
Feb. 10, 2010 Douglas County News-Review - DeFazio Moves To Protect Wood Manufacturing Jobs
Jan. 19, 2010 Defazio Bill To Bring Relief To Timber Dependent Communities Passes House
Aug. 1, 2009 Cap-And-Trade And Why It Is Wrong For America
June 27, 2009 DeFazio Votes Against Wall Street Speculation In Climate Change Legislation
June 26, 2009 Vote No On Current Cap And Trade Bill
June 24, 2009 Energy: Wall Street's Next Bubble
June 19, 2009 The Remarks of the Honorable Peter DeFazio at the Portland City Club
May 15, 2009 DeFazio Legislation to Improve Forest Health Included in Energy and Climate Change Bill
March 26, 2009 DeFazio Applauds Friends of the Earth Carbon Report; Urges Caution with Unregulated Cap and Trade
Feb. 25, 2009 Herseth Sandlin, Walden Introduce Bill to Fix Biomass Definition in Renewable Fuels Standard
Sept. 25, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 7060, Renewable Energy and Job Creation Tax Act of 2008
Sept. 16, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6899, Comprehensive American Energy Security and Consumer Protection Act
Sept. 16, 2008 DeFazio Votes To Lower Gas Prices, Provide Long-Term Energy Solutions
Sept. 16, 2008 Comprehensive American Energy Security and Consumer Protection Act
Sept. 16, 2008 Grand Old Oil Party Has A Case of Amnesia
Aug. 20, 2008 Special Report on Energy Solutions
July 21, 2008 DeFazio Supports Responsible Oil Drilling
July 17, 2008 Big Oil is Not Drilling
June 26, 2008 Saving Energy Through Public Transportation Act of 2008
June 24, 2008 American Energy Independence
June 18, 2008 No Ban Exists on Offshore Oil Drilling
Feb. 27, 2008 DeFazio Supports Legislation to Stabilize Gas Prices, Invest in Alternative Energy and Create Jobs
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