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Mark Kirk's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Jr, Republican
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate - Jr
Date Title
July 28, 2016 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - McCaskill, Bipartisan Group of Senators Urge Obama Administration to Support Job-Creating Biodiesel Production
July 21, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Support Biodiesel, Help Create Jobs
June 29, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader, and The Honorable John Cornyn, Majority Whip - Urging Action on WRDA
June 29, 2016 Bipartisan Merkley-Kirk Climate Amendment Passes Senate Committee
June 27, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Call to Establish a Strong Renewable Fuel Standard
May 19, 2016 Klobuchar, Portman, Stabenow, Kirk Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Support Fish and Wildlife Restoration in the Great Lakes
May 12, 2016 Kirk Supports Investments in Illinois Innovation to Help Argonne, Fermilab Compete with China
May 1, 2016 Sen. Mark Kirk: Make FEMA Disaster Aid More Transparent and Fair
April 26, 2016 Kirk Urges Swift Passage of His Bill to Continue Great Lakes Restoration
April 22, 2016 Letter to Mr. Robert Cardillo, Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency - Demand for Answers on Flawed NGA Analysis
Feb. 26, 2016 Illinois Delegation Members Call on President to Provide Federal Relief for Communities Impacted by December Storms and Flooding
Jan. 28, 2016 Senate Overwhelmingly Approves Nuclear Energy Legislation
Jan. 20, 2016 Kirk-Authored Bill to Authorize Great Lakes Restoration Initiative for Five Years Passes Committee
Dec. 18, 2015 Kirk, Portman, Gillibrand Bill to Ban Microbeads and Keep Waters Clean Heads to President's Desk
Sept. 9, 2015 Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel - Don't accept status quo on the Great Lakes
Aug. 27, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Relief For Small Businesses Impacted By Severe Summer Storms
Aug. 12, 2015 Kirk, Durbin Applaud U.S. Department of Agriculture Disaster Declaration to Make Relief Available for Illinois Farmers
July 24, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning Flood Relief for Illinois Farmers
July 20, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Renewable Fuel Standard
July 10, 2015 Senator Kirk Champions Legislation to Keep the Great Lakes Clean
July 9, 2015 Kirk Amendment to Protect Great Lakes from Canadian Nuclear Waste Heads to Senate Floor
July 6, 2015 ICYMI: Dumping Sewage Into Great Lakes Must Stop
June 18, 2015 Kirk Ban Against Sewage Dumping in Great Lakes Is Approved by Senate Appropriations Committee Heads to Senate Floor
June 17, 2015 Kirk's Great Lakes Clean Water Bill, S.1586, Introduced by Bipartisan, Bicameral Illinois Lawmakers
April 22, 2015 Portman and Kirk Introduce Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act to Protect and Restore Great Lakes
April 10, 2015 Kirk Statement on Illinois Tornadoes and Response
April 7, 2015 Kirk, Washington Mayor Manier Tour Home Rebuilding and Discuss Bill to Bring Fairness to FEMA Disaster Funding
April 6, 2015 Kirk Urges EPA to Approve Peoria's Green Infrastructure Plan
March 12, 2015 Kirk Applauds Designation of Mahomet Aquifer as Sole Source of Drinking Water in Central Illinois
Feb. 24, 2015 Senators Stabenow, Kirk Announce Senator Klobuchar as Vice-Chair of Great Lakes Task Force
Feb. 9, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Biodiesel Fuel Standards
Jan. 26, 2015 Kirk and Stabenow Elected Chairs of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force
Jan. 6, 2015 Kirk Statement on Bipartisan Partnership with Durbin
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Keep Our Great Lakes Clean
Nov. 17, 2014 Blog: One Year Later: Fight to Reform FEMA Continues
Oct. 1, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concern Over Quinn's Misuse of Federal Disaster Funds
Aug. 13, 2014 Kelly, Durbin, Kirk Applaud Opportunity to Discuss National Park Designation for Pullman
Aug. 5, 2014 Lake County News-Sun - After 30-Year Cleanup, Waukegan Harbor "Open for Business'
Aug. 5, 2014 Kirk, Durbin, Quinn, Schneider Applaud Cleanup Completion at Waukegan Harb
Aug. 1, 2014 Letter to David A. Montoya, Inspector General of Housing and Urban Development - Investigation of Missing Federal Disaster Relief
Aug. 1, 2014 Kirk Confronts $2.4 Million in Annual Cost of Great Lakes Pollution
July 16, 2014 Kirk Testifies at Senate Hearing: Stop Sewage Dumping in the Great Lakes
June 25, 2014 Letter to Members of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force - New Vice Chairs
June 17, 2014 Letter to Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois - Infrastructure Improvements to Illinois' Waterways
June 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule
May 28, 2014 Kirk, Durbin, Quinn Announce New Conservation Program to Include Mississippi River and Lake Michigan
May 28, 2014 Kirk Touts Plan to Modernize Illinois Water Infrastructure
May 27, 2014 Durbin, Kirk, Quinn Announce New Conservation Program to Include Mississippi River and Lake Michigan
May 27, 2014 Letter to Barbara Boxer, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, and David Vitter, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works - Regarding Plan to Restore Great Lakes
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Regarding EPA Regulations on Coal
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