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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 for U.S. House - District 4
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
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 - 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 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 3, 2014 Report: Budget Cuts Force Agencies to Raid Prevention Funds to Fight Massive Wildfires
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 DeFazio: Republicans Have Turned Their Backs on Teddy Roosevelt's Conservation Legacy
March 26, 2014 Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act
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
March 13, 2014 Huffman, Napolitano, DeFazio, Western Democrats Introduce Western Drought Relief Bill
March 12, 2014 Letter to Neil Kornze, Principal Deputy Director of the Bureau of Land Management - Extention of Public Comment Period for BLM's Greater Mooses Tooth Draft SEIS
March 6, 2014 Responsibly and Professionally Invigorating Development Act of 2013
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Decision to Protect Bristol Bay from Pebble Mine
Feb. 27, 2014 DeFazio Statement on Atlantic Seismic Exploration
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 5, 2014 OSU Chosen to be Climate Change Research Hub
Feb. 5, 2014 Pacific Northwest Research Station, OSU, Chosen to be Climate Change Research Hub
Jan. 31, 2014 Tucson News Now - Saguaro National Park Once Again Goes to Washington in Search of an Expansion
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Gina Mccarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Bristol Bay from Harmful Pebble Mine
Jan. 29, 2014 Las Vegas Sun - Committee's Tweaks to Yerington Land-Swap Bill May Doom it
Jan. 29, 2014 The Umpqua Post - DeFazio speaks about timber proposal
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 15, 2014 Administration is Seen as Retreating on Environment in Talks on Pacific Trade
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary Department of the Interior, and Kathryn Sullivan, Acting Administrator National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Concern Over Impacts of Offshore Oil Exploration
Jan. 8, 2014 Climate Change Deniers
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Question U.S. Trade Representative's Position on Tar Sands
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Doc Hastings, Chairman Committee on Natural Resources and Fred Upton Chairman Committee on Energy and Commerce - Hearing on Induced Seismic Activity
Nov. 20, 2013 Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act
Nov. 20, 2013 DeFazio Fights GOP's "Drill Anytime, Anywhere, No Rules" Legislation
Nov. 19, 2013 Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act
Nov. 7, 2013 Letter to Director Sylvia Burwell, Office of Management and Budget - C-44 Phase Funding
Oct. 10, 2013 Democrats Push Bill to Help Drought Plagued Communities
Oct. 2, 2013 Oregon Live - Peter DeFazio Criticizes 'Radical' Environmental Groups Fighting His Oregon Logging
Sept. 20, 2013 DeFazio-Walden-Schrader O&C Bill Passes U.S. House of Representatives
Sept. 19, 2013 Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act
Sept. 18, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 761, National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2013
July 25, 2013 Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013
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