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Peter DeFazio's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

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, Progressive for U.S. House - District 4
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Myrnie
Birth Date: 05/27/1947
Birth Place: Needham, MA
Home City: Springfield, OR
Religion: Roman Catholic
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Date Title
Oregon's Forested Communities: Congressmen Offer Bipartisan Solution To Fiscal Crisis
Aug. 1, 2014 Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(a) of Rule XIII With Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions Reported from the Committee on Rules, and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules
July 31, 2014 Boxer, Feinstein, Napolitano, Defazio Introduce "W21: Water in the 21st Century" Legislation
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
July 30, 2014 DeFazio Pushes Passage of Bill to Expand Oregon Caves National Monument
July 29, 2014 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act
July 29, 2014 DeFazio Blasts Republicans For Wasting Time While The West Battles Wildfire Disasters, Agencies May Run Out of Money
July 28, 2014 Firefighting Budget
July 28, 2014 Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013
July 23, 2014 DeFazio Pushes For Critical, Bipartisan Wildfire Funding
July 23, 2014 The Crisis in Forest Fire Funding
July 22, 2014 Letter to Walter Cruickshank, Acting Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management - Oil and Gas Leasing Program Concerns
July 11, 2014 DeFazio, House Democrats Attempt to Force Vote on Stalled Wildfire Funding Legislation
July 8, 2014 DeFazio Calls on Interior to Protect Gray Wolves In or Near National Parks
June 26, 2014 DeFazio Fights Mandated Oil Drilling Off Coasts, on Public Lands
June 19, 2014 Congressman Bishop and Congressman DeFazio Introduce Landmark Legislation to Advance Education and Conservation
June 10, 2014 DEFAZIO: Congress Negligent for Failing to Protect Citizens with Earthquake Early Warning System
June 2, 2014 Rep. DeFazio Praises EPA Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution
May 22, 2014 Letter to Doc Hastings, Chairman Committee on Natural Resources - Emergency Drought Hearing
May 22, 2014 Rep. DeFazio Statement on President Obama's Designation of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument
May 21, 2014 DeFazio Statement on President Obama's Designation of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument
May 20, 2014 DeFazio Pushes Bill to Expand Oregon Caves Protection
May 20, 2014 Rep. DeFazio Pushes Bill to Expand Oregon Caves Protections
May 20, 2014 Rep. DeFazio Applauds House Passage of Water Resources Bill
May 6, 2014 Rep. DeFazio Statement on Third National Climate Assessment
April 30, 2014 DeFazio Reacts to Committee Passage of Misguided Republican Endangered Species Act Legislation
April 28, 2014 North Texas Invasive Species Barrier Act of 2014
April 28, 2014 Huna Tlingit Traditional Gull Egg Use Act
April 21, 2014 Ranking Member of House Committee on Natural Resources Joins Congressional Puget Sound Recovery Caucus
April 17, 2014 SF Gate - DeFazio Tours Abandoned Mine Superfund Site
April 15, 2014 GAO Report Confirms NEPA Encourages Public Participation and Government Accountability
April 15, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - 26 Northwest Lawmakers Highlight the Importance of the Columbia River Treaty
April 11, 2014 DeFazio Statement on Passage of Ryan Republican Budget
April 10, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 9, 2014 The Las Vegas Sun - Democrats say if you want to name a mountain after Reagan, make it Yucca
April 6, 2014 NPR - As Man Faces Off With Nature More Often, U.S. Agency Scrutinized
April 4, 2014 Congressmen Bishop & DeFazio Issue Joint Statement About Improvements to Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (FLREA)
April 3, 2014 Report: Budget Cuts Force Agencies to Raid Prevention Funds to Fight Massive Wildfires
April 3, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Funding to Construct Earthquake Early Warning System
April 1, 2014 The Oregonian - David Sarasohn: Why Rep. Peter DeFazio Keeps Going Back for More
April 1, 2014 The Oregonian - Why Rep. Peter DeFazio Keeps Coming Back for More
March 26, 2014 Associated Press - House GOP Restricts Conservation
March 26, 2014 Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act
March 26, 2014 DeFazio: Republicans Have Turned Their Backs on Teddy Roosevelt's Conservation Legacy
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 24, 2014 DEFAZIO: Republicans Have Turned Their Backs on Teddy Roosevelt's Conservation Legacy
March 19, 2014 DeFazio Blasts Passage of Republican Legislation That Undermines Management of Public Lands
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 13, 2014 Water Rights Protection Act
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