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Joe Barton's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Joe Linus Barton
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 11/06/1984
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 6
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Terri; 4 Children; 2 Stepchildren
Birth Date: 09/15/1949
Birth Place: Waco, TX
Home City: Ennis, TX
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
April 2, 2014 Barton, E&C Members Question Obama EPA Administrator McCarthy Over Budget and Agenda
March 12, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - New Power Plant Standards
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Proposed Power Plant Standards
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary US Department of Agriculture - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator US Agency for International Development - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director Office of Management and Budget - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Major General Charles F. Bolden Jr., Administrator NASA - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Fred Hochberg, Chairman and President of Export-Import Bank of the US - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebulius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Climate Change Activities
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy Department of Energy - Federal Support for the Development of Carbon Capture and Storage
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, Dept. of Ag. - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Jack Lew, Dept of Treasury - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Ernest Moniz, Dept. of Energy - Social Cost of Carbon
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary Penny Pritzker, Dept. of Commerce - Social Cost of Carbon
Aug. 1, 2013 Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013
April 15, 2013 E&E: EPA, Dems Open to Bill that Would Pre-Empt Agency's Forthcoming Rule
March 14, 2013 Letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Robert Perciasepe - Climate Change Agenda for Obama's Second Term
March 5, 2013 More of the same: Rep. Barton not confident anything will change under new EPA leadership
Feb. 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Pipeline
Aug. 21, 2012 Barton Applauds Court Decision Blocking Costly EPA Power Rule
Aug. 21, 2012 Energy and Commerce Leaders Welcome Court Decision Blocking Costly EPA Power Rule
Aug. 14, 2012 Energy and Commerce Members Welcome Court's Decision Curbing EPA's Overreach
July 26, 2012 Barton, Stearns Release Bill to Rein in Salaries of "Federal Consultants"
June 20, 2012 Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 4348, Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012, Part II
June 6, 2012 Energy and Commerce Leaders Urge EPA to Protect Jobs by Including Current PM Standards in Upcoming Proposal
April 19, 2012 Rep. Barton, Committee Leaders Concerned New EPA Rule Will Stifle American Energy Production
Feb. 15, 2012 Protecting Investment in Oil Shale the Next Generation of Environmental, Energy, and Resource Security Act
Jan. 25, 2012 Words vs. Actions: Rep. Barton Reacts to President's State of the Union Address
Dec. 21, 2011 Barton: New EPA Rule Puts Environmental Activism over Economic Common Sense
Oct. 5, 2011 Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
Sept. 22, 2011 Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nation Act of 2011
Sept. 22, 2011 Stearns Questions EPA on Adhering to President's Executive Order on Regulatory Reform Promoting Health and Safety as Well as Economic Growth and Job Creation
Sept. 16, 2011 A Tale of Two Cities
Sept. 12, 2011 Rep. Barton Asks "Where are the jobs?" - Obama EPA Forces 500 Layoffs in Texas
July 15, 2011 House votes to save traditional light bulb for a year
July 11, 2011 Better Use of Light Bulbs Act
June 23, 2011 Barton: Time to Tap our Natural Resources, Not our Emergency Supply
April 29, 2011 Texas Congressman Unite to Protect Business and Environment from Political Retribution
April 6, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 910, Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011
April 6, 2011 Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011
March 27, 2011 Houston Chronicle- Republican Lawmakers From Texas Praise State's Air Pollution Permit Program
March 1, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - America's Energy Security
Feb. 18, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - End the De Facto Moratorium and Issue Offshore Drilling Permits
Feb. 15, 2011 Texas Congressmen File Amendment to Block Funding for EPA Mandates
Feb. 9, 2011 Rep. Barton rebukes EPA for using overreaching regulations to put straightjacket on economy
Jan. 24, 2011 EPA's War on Texas
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