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James Risch's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: James 'Jim' E. Risch
Office: U.S. Senate (ID) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Vicki; 3 Children: James, Jason, Jordan
Birth Date: 05/03/1943
Birth Place: Milwaukee, WI
Home City: Boise, ID
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
July 16, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 10, 2014 E-Newsletter: Congressman Simpson's I&E Report
July 10, 2014 Risch Meets With Top Administration Officials on 2014 Fire Season
July 10, 2014 Crapo, Risch and Simpson Praise Senate Passage of Water Bill
June 26, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader - Funding for Wildfire Suppression
June 25, 2014 Idaho Delegation Fights Forest Service Effort to Seize State Waters
June 24, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Groundwater Resource Management Directive
June 19, 2014 Crapo, Risch Offer Legislation to Stop EPA Water Grab
June 11, 2014 Letter to Mary Landrieu, Chair of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - Wildland Fire in the West
June 10, 2014 Delegation: New Report Shows Urgent Need to Overhaul Fire Policy
June 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule
May 23, 2014 Crapo and Risch Hail Passage of Bipartisan Water Resources Bill
May 23, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - ESA is Broken, Help for California Demonstrates Urgent Need for Reform
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Regarding EPA Regulations on Coal
May 8, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Expand EPA Regulatory Authority Through Clean Water Act
May 1, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 15, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - 26 Northwest Lawmakers Highlight the Importance of the Columbia River Treaty
April 10, 2014 Letter to Secretaries Tom Vilsack, Ernest Moniz, and Gina McCarthy - Calling for USDA, DOE, EPA to Resist Taxing Livestock Emissions
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
April 4, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of Environmental Protection Agency - Stop Out-Of-Control Water Rule
March 4, 2014 Letter to Daniel Ahe, Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service - Energy Policy's Impact on Fish Hatcheries
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Punishing Most Vulnerable Americans With Higher Utility Bills
Nov. 21, 2013 Risch and Simpson Praise Passage of Simpson's Water Bill in Senate Committee
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Regulatory Overreach Impacting Alabama, U.S. Jobs
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Restore Sequestered Sportsmen Trust Funds
Aug. 15, 2013 Wyden, Crapo, Risch Honor Firefighters; Call for Increased Commitment, Collaboration on Fire Policy
May 2, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Don't Cut Timber Sales
April 23, 2013 Crapo, Risch, Hagan Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Eliminate Unnecessary EPA Regulation on Farmers
March 13, 2013 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Hydropower Bill
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Dan Ashe and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Administrator Jane Lubchenco - Endangered Species
Jan. 23, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Pipeline
July 27, 2012 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Efforts to Discourage Employees From Eating Meat
May 31, 2012 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
May 11, 2012 Letter to Senate Conferees
March 26, 2012 Honoring the Commitment to Rural Communities
Feb. 29, 2012 Western Caucus Examines Washington Barriers to Prosperity and Property Rights in the West
Feb. 28, 2012 Western Caucus Examines Washington Barriers to Prosperity and Property Rights in the West
Feb. 28, 2012 Idaho Delegation Seeks Solutions to Federal Overreach
Jan. 24, 2012 Letter to Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy
Dec. 2, 2011 Letter to Chief Tom Tidwell, U.S. Forest Service
Oct. 12, 2011 Delegation Says Idaho Case Shows Federal Overreach
July 28, 2011 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leader McConnell
July 14, 2011 Senators Introduce Forest Management Legislation
June 30, 2011 Letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson and Assistant Secretary of the Army Corps of Engineers Jo-Ellen Darcy
June 27, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Lisa Jackson, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
May 27, 2011 Letter to Administrator Jackson
April 7, 2011 Letter to tBarack Obama, President of the United States - Gas Prices
Feb. 3, 2011 Letter to the Honorable W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Jan. 31, 2011 Risch, Otter Hail Ruling on Idaho Roadless Case
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