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Jim McDermott's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: James 'Jim' A. McDermott
Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1988
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Therese; 2 Children: Katherine, James
Birth Date: 12/28/1936
Birth Place: Chicago, IL
Home City: Seattle, WA
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
April 10, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, United States Department of Agriculture Secretary - Secretarial Disaster Designation for Snohomish County
April 2, 2014 Snohomish Co. Delegation Statement on Major Disaster Declaration Issued by President Obama
March 28, 2014 Snohomish Co. Delegation Statement on Expansion of Federal Aid for Oso Mudslide Response
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Landslide Aid Request
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Decision to Protect Bristol Bay from Pebble Mine
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Gina Mccarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Bristol Bay from Harmful Pebble Mine
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
June 17, 2013 H.R. 2217
April 2, 2013 Letter to U.S. Chemical Safety Board Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso - Tesoro Explosion
Sept. 21, 2012 Vote No on H.R. 4309, The Republican Anti-Health Anti-Environment Bill
Aug. 2, 2012 McDermott Bill: Addresses Climate Change, Protects Consumers and Reduces Deficit
July 25, 2012 President Obama's Proposed Offshore Drilling Lease Sale Plan
June 29, 2012 Letter to Admiral Robert J. Papp, Commandant, United States Coast Guard
May 18, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 18, 2012 McDermott Veterans' Health Amendment Adopted in NDAA FY2013
Feb. 8, 2012 Letter to Interior Secretary Salazar
Jan. 24, 2012 Letter to Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Leader Pelosi, Leader Cantor, and Whip Hoyer
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of Interior
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 12, 2011 McDermott Statement on Sierra Club's Congressional Report Card
Sept. 9, 2011 Letter to Chairman Camp
June 7, 2011 House Democrats, Environmental Leaders Urge Strong Environmental Chapter in Trans-Pacific Partnership
Feb. 18, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011: House of Representatives
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The President
Aug. 5, 2010 The Bellingham Herald - Washington Lawmakers Urge Obama Administration to Intervene in NOAA Move
July 1, 2010 Rep. McDermott Introduces Gulf Coast Restoration Act to Clean up Oil Spill, Hold BP Accountable
June 23, 2010 Letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
June 15, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
June 9, 2010 Letter to Tony Hayward Chief Executive Officer, BP
May 25, 2010 Rep. McDermott Expresses Concern over Administration's Dealings with BP
Oct. 13, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Gary Locke, Secretary Of Commerce And The Honorable Jane Lubchenco, Under Secretary For Oceans And Atmosphere
Aug. 4, 2009 Statement Regarding NOAA Marine Operations Center – Pacific
June 25, 2009 Statement On ACES Legislation
May 21, 2009 Growing Trees and Jobs for the Pacific Northwest Rep. Jim McDermott Introduces TREE Act
May 14, 2009 Hearing of the Trade Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Investment Protections in U.S. Trade and Investment Agreements
May 8, 2009 Letter to Director Orszag, Secretary Locke and Administrator Lubchenco
July 30, 2008 Gas Stamps
June 24, 2008 The President's Call to Lift the Ban on Offshore Oil Drilling
July 19, 2007 McDermott Obtains Seawall Study Funding for Seattle
June 15, 2007 Letter to the Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce John D. Dingell
May 20, 2007 House Passed Bill Contains Provisions From Rep. McDermott on Seawall
Jan. 17, 2007 Curing America's Addiction to Oil
Oct. 13, 2006 Press Release - McDermott Receives Perfect Score in 2006 National Environmental Scorecard
May 15, 2006 Letter to President of the United States of America George W. Bush
April 21, 2006 Global Warming is a Clear and Present Danger
Dec. 8, 2005 Time to End the Republican Wasteland of Environmental Policy
Sept. 29, 2005 House Votes to Gut the Endangered Species Act
May 5, 2005 The President's Road to Ruin
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