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Timothy Johnson's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Timothy 'Tim' Peter Johnson
Office: U.S. Senate (SD) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Barbara; 4 Children: Brooks, Brendan, Kelsey Marie
Birth Date: 12/28/1946
Birth Place: Canton, SD
Home City: Vermillion, SD
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
Issue Position: Environment
July 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Clarity Over the Clean Water Act
July 28, 2014 Letter to Neil Kornze, Director of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management - Funding for the Wildfire Community Assistance Program
July 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Request for a Major Disaster Declaration
July 3, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Disaster Declaration
June 30, 2014 Johnson Meets with Wessington Springs City and Emergency Management Officials, Tours Affected Areas
June 26, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader - Funding for Wildfire Suppression
May 29, 2014 Addressing Climate Change in South Dakota
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Regarding EPA Regulations on Coal
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations
May 9, 2014 An Update on Farm Bill Implementation
April 9, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Strong Investment in Important Land Conservation Programs
March 12, 2014 Black Hills Pioneer: Fixing the Nation's Wildfire Funding
March 12, 2014 Letter to John Kem, Commander of Northwestern Division U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Prepare for Potential Flooding
March 4, 2014 Johnson Announces $5.2 Million In Additional Funding for Lewis and Clark
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Michael Connor, Commissioner, US Bureau of Reclamation - Resources for Lewis and Clark
Jan. 28, 2014 Johnson: Farm Bill Conference Report Good for South Dakota Farmers and Ranchers
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Revise Fuel Standards Proposal
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki - EIS for Hot Springs VA Does Not Start with a Pre-Determined Outcome
Jan. 14, 2014 Senator Johnson Applauds Increased Funding for Rural Water Projects, Funds for Lewis and Clark Included
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Senators Ron Wyden and Lisa Murkowski - Wildfire Coalition Grows In Senate
Nov. 15, 2013 Johnson Slams EPA Proposal to Cut RFS for Ethanol
Aug. 8, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Environmental Protection Agency Mandate
June 18, 2013 Letter to Commissioner Michael Connor, Bureau of Reclamation - Rural Water Project
May 15, 2013 Senators' Bipartisan Amendment to Block Proposed Corps Missouri River Surplus Water Fees Passes Senate
April 30, 2013 Letter to Demetrios Marantis, Acting U.S. Trade Representative, and Rebecca Blank, Acting Secretary of the Department of Commerce - Requesting Scrutiny of European Commission Ethanol Imports Decision
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chief of the U.S. Forest Service Tom Tidwell - Encouraging Forest Service to Use Retired C-27J Aircraft to Fight Wildland Fires
March 5, 2013 Letter to Acting Secretary Wolin and Acting Commissioner Miller - Alternative Energy Tax Credits
Feb. 15, 2013 Johnson, Thune Sign on to Good Neighbor Forestry Act Reintroduction
Jan. 23, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Pipeline
Nov. 30, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 5, 2012 Johnson: Study Show Waiving RFS Will Have No Impact on Corn Prices
Aug. 1, 2012 Johnson Announces USDA Decision to Open Up CRP Acres, Designate Numerous South Dakota Counties Disaster Areas
July 31, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 5, 2012 Delegation Announces Additional Pine Beetle Funding
March 22, 2012 Johnson Meets With Forest Service Chief on Pine Beetle Epidemic
Oct. 28, 2011 Johnson Statement on Interior Announcement Regarding Blood Run, Dakota Grasslands
Oct. 18, 2011 Johnson Discusses Missouri River Flooding with EPW Committee, Corps
March 21, 2011 Johnson Convenes Flood Meeting in Sioux Falls
March 4, 2011 During Hearing, Johnson Applauds Recommendation to Fully Fund Blood Run Site
March 3, 2011 Senator Johnson Questions Forest Service Chief on Pine Beetle and National Grasslands
Jan. 31, 2011 Senator Webb Co-Sponsors Bill To Protect Coal and Manufacturing State Economies
Jan. 21, 2011 Johnson: EPA Decision Good for Consumers, South Dakota Economy
Jan. 7, 2011 Johnson Encourages South Dakotans to Take Advantage of Waived Fees at National Parks
Nov. 19, 2010 Johnson Comments on EPA Decision on Ethanol Blend
June 26, 2010 Johnson, Klobuchar View Regional Water System Progress
June 16, 2010 Johnson's Wilderness Proposal Takes an Important Step Forward
June 14, 2010 Letter to Mr. Tony Hayward Group Chief Executive, BP
May 5, 2010 Johnson Introduces Legislation to Protect Grasslands for Present and Future Generations
May 5, 2010 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
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