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Nick Rahall II's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Nick Joe Rahall II
Office: U.S. House (WV) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/1976
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 13, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Melinda; 3 Children: Rebecca, Nick Joe III, Suzanne Nicole
Birth Date: 05/20/1949
Birth Place: Beckley, WV
Home City: Beckley, WV
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Standing Up for Energy Independence
Aug. 7, 2014 Manchin, Tomblin, Rahall Pleased NIH Releases Details on Research Studies of Chemicals Spilled in Elk River
Aug. 5, 2014 Rahall Announces USDA Project Funding for Lincoln County Water Infrastructure
July 30, 2014 Rahall Slams EPA for Ignoring West Virginia; Continues Push Against EPA Rules
July 16, 2014 Rahall Advances Bills to Check EPA Overreach
July 16, 2014 The Hill - Panel Votes to Curb EPA's Veto Power
July 9, 2014 Rahall Applauds Advancement of Bill to Stop EPA Rules
June 23, 2014 Rahall Welcomes Supreme Court's Chipping Away at EPA Authority
June 11, 2014 Wheeling Intelligencer - McKinley Leading the Charge Against EPA
June 11, 2014 Rahall Takes EPA to Task over Proposed Water Regulation
June 10, 2014 WRRDA Signed Into Law
June 10, 2014 Bluefield Daily Telegraph- Rahall, McKinley, Introduces Bill to Stop EPA Carbon Rules
June 10, 2014 Rahall Introduces Bill to Stop EPA Carbon Rules
June 5, 2014 Congressman Gibbs and Rahall Join to Rein in EPA's Overreach
June 2, 2014 Rahall Joins WV Leaders to Denounce New EPA Rule
June 2, 2014 Rahall to Introduce Bill to Stop EPA Carbon Rule
May 30, 2014 Bluefield Daily Telegraph- Rahall Speaks Out Against New EPA Rules
May 29, 2014 Rahall Condemns Upcoming EPA Regs that Threaten WV Coal Jobs
May 29, 2014 EPA Rule Will Be Devastating for Coal Communities
May 28, 2014 Manchin, Rockefeller, Rahall Announce $1 Million to Assess Clean Up and Redevelop West Virginia Communities
May 20, 2014 Rahall Praises Passage of Water Bill
May 15, 2014 Committee Releases Water Resources Reform and Development Act Conference Report
May 15, 2014 Rahall Urges Administration to Drop EPA Regs that Threaten Coal
May 14, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget
May 8, 2014 Boxer, Shuster, Vitter and Rahall Announce Agreement on Bipartisan, Bicameral WRRDA Conference
May 7, 2014 Rahall Announces Funding for Water Projects in McDowell and Wyoming Counties
May 6, 2014 Rahall Speaks at WV Coal Forum; Stands Up for WV Coal and Against EPA Regulations
April 30, 2014 Rahall Urges Continued Fight for Coal Jobs and Fairer Trade Policies at National Conference
April 30, 2014 Lummis ESA Reform Bill Passes Committee
April 23, 2014 Rahall Statement on Coal Dust Rule
April 22, 2014 Rahall Announces USDA Funding for Water Infrastructure in Mingo and Wayne Counties
April 9, 2014 Hearing of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Rein in EPA's Permitting Overreach
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, and W. Craig Fugate, Administrator of Federal Emergency Management Agency - Grant Major Disaster Declaration in Wake Of Chemical Spill
March 25, 2014 Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America
March 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States and Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Rockefeller, Manchin, Rahall, Capito, McKinley Urge Reinstatement of FEMA Assistance to Help with Elk River Spill Recovery Costs
March 6, 2014 T&I Leaders' Joint Statement on EU Aviation Emissions Cap & Trade Reversal
March 5, 2014 Electricity Security and Affordability Act
March 5, 2014 Rahall Votes for Flood Insurance Relief for W.Va. Homeowners
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Dr. Frieden, Center for Disease Control - West Virginia Congressional Delegation Requests Further Studies from CDC After Chemical Spill
Feb. 12, 2014 Governor Tomblin to Appeal FEMA Decision
Feb. 10, 2014 Hearing of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - The Charleston West Virginia Chemical Spill
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to MaryAnn Tierney, FEMA Region III Regional Administrator - West Virginia American Water Company Chemical Spill
Jan. 29, 2014 Rahall: House Transportation Committee to Examine Elk River Chemical Spill at Charleston Field Hearing
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
Jan. 15, 2014 Rahall Calls for Congressional Hearing on Chemical Spill
Jan. 13, 2014 Rahall Meets with Officials Regarding Chemical Spill
Jan. 10, 2014 Rahall Statement on Kanawha Valley Chemical Spill
Dec. 4, 2013 Hearing of the Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - A Review of the Preparedness, Response To and Recovery From Hurricane Sandy
Nov. 20, 2013 Rep. Rahall and Gov. Tomblin announce FEMA to Provide Waiver to Allow City of Logan to Use Federal Funds to Resolve Pine Street Disaster Damage
Nov. 20, 2013 Hearing of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013
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