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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Bernard 'Bernie' Sanders
Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - Jr, Independent
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jane; 1 Child: Levi; 3 Stepchildren: Heather, Carina, David
Birth Date: 09/08/1941
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Burlington, VT
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
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 31, 2014 U.N. Warning on Climate Change
March 11, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Keystone XL Pipeline
March 10, 2014 Sanders Statement on Climate Change All-Nighter
March 9, 2014 Sanders, Other Senators to Speak All Night in Wake-Up Call to Congress on Global Warming
Feb. 21, 2014 The Week in Review
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 16, 2014 Network News Notices Climate Change
Jan. 31, 2014 Sanders Statement on Tar Sands Pipeline
Jan. 31, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Announce $2.5 Million in Heating Assistance for VT
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Fox News Chair Roger Ailes, CBS News President David Rhodes, ABC News President Ben Sherwood, NBC News President Deborah Turness - Cover Global Warming
Jan. 16, 2014 Cold Shoulder for Global Warming on Sunday TV
Jan. 14, 2014 Sanders Joins New Climate Action Task Force
Dec. 9, 2013 San Francisco Chronicle - Congress Should Put a Price on Carbon Pollution
Oct. 21, 2013 Global Warming is a Greater Threat than Al Qaeda
Oct. 17, 2013 Playboy - The Playboy Interview: Bernie Sanders
Oct. 11, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed--Continued
Sept. 27, 2013 The Week in Review
Sept. 27, 2013 Sanders Statement on U.N. Climate Change Report
Sept. 24, 2013 Hurting Middle Class
Sept. 20, 2013 A Step Forward on Global Warming
Sept. 20, 2013 Statement on EPA Power Plant Rules
Sept. 20, 2013 This Week in Review
Sept. 19, 2013 Confronting Realities
Aug. 23, 2013 Vermont Recovers from Irene
July 26, 2013 Letter to Chairman Max Bachus and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch, Senate Finance Committee - Taxes and the Environment
July 17, 2013 Executive Session
June 27, 2013 Vermont Wild and Scenic Rivers Headline
June 25, 2013 Sanders Statement on Global Warming
April 21, 2013 Earth Day
March 1, 2013 Sanders Statement on Tar Sands Pipeline
Feb. 26, 2013 Sanders: United States Cannot Afford the Price of Doing Nothing on Global Warming
Feb. 21, 2013 Letter to Nuclear Regulator Commission Chairman Allison Macfarlane - Nuclear Regulation
Feb. 20, 2013 Letter to Acting Administrator Perciasepe - Environmental Health
Feb. 14, 2013 Sanders, Boxer Propose Climate Change Bills
Feb. 13, 2013 Sanders Statement on State of the Union
Jan. 30, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Protect Public Health
Jan. 28, 2013 Sanders Opposes Vermont Wind Moratorium
Jan. 22, 2013 Sanders Welcomes Obama Statement on Global Warming
Jan. 9, 2013 Congress Must Act Boldly on Global Warming: Sanders Cites Record U.S. Heat in 2012
Nov. 1, 2012 Global Warming and Hurricane Sandy
July 9, 2012 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
June 20, 2012 Disapproval of EPA Emission Standards Rule
June 20, 2012 Senate Supports Clean Air Measure: Sanders to Inhofe: "Stop Poisoning Our Children'
June 13, 2012 Landmark Bill Cracking Down on Waste, Fraud in Wartime Contracting Gains Bipartisan Support
May 11, 2012 Letter to Senate Conferees
May 10, 2012 Rep. Keith Ellison and Sen. Bernie Sanders Announce Bill to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies
April 21, 2012 Sanders Statement on Earth Day
March 1, 2012 Insurers See Growing Risks and Costs from Climate Change
Feb. 9, 2012 State Department IG Finds Flaws in Pipeline Review
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