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Elijah Cummings' Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Elijah E. Cummings
Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 04/16/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
Primary June 24, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Maya; 3 Children
Birth Date: 01/18/1951
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
Home City: Baltimore, MD
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Chesapeake Bay
Issue Position: Chesapeake Bay
Aug. 6, 2014 Time - Cummings and Chaffetz Hope to Turn the Page on Issa Era
Aug. 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Abandon Plans for Seismic Testing off Maryland Coast
July 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues
June 30, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Approve Ethanol Produced by Winter Barley as Advanced Biofurl
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Is EPA Leadership Obstructing Its Own Inspector General
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a Model for the Nation
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 22, 2014 Oversight Committee Releases Deposition Transcript of John Beale
April 18, 2013 Congressman Harris Joined MD Congressional Delegation for Annual Update from Army Corps of Engineers
Aug. 28, 2012 Cummings Applauds New Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards for Vehicles
Aug. 2, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declaration of Disaster for Maryland
July 23, 2012 Cummings Joins Americans in Denouncing Bill to Block New National Safeguards
Dec. 21, 2011 Cummings Statement Lauding EPA's New Rules to Limit Toxic Air Emissions
Nov. 16, 2011 Cummings Lauds Proposed Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards for Vehicles
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Sept. 21, 2011 Oversight Democrats Release Report Detailing "Green" Initiatives in Members' Districts
Feb. 28, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The President
July 12, 2010 Cardin, Cummings Visit With 'Green Jobs' Workers at Druid Hill Park Clean Up Site
June 24, 2010 Maryland Congressional Delegation Receives Briefing on Potential Impact of Gulf Oil Spill on Maryland's Beaches, the Bay and Seafood Safety
June 15, 2010 Cardin, Mikulski, Cummings Discuss Federal Response to BP Oil Spill Following Recent Visits to the Gulf Coast
June 10, 2010 Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund
Nov. 17, 2009 Clean Hull Act Of 2009
Nov. 16, 2009 Op-Ed: Global Warming - Not The Change We Need
Jan. 13, 2009 Letter to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Oct. 28, 2008 Cummings Letter to FMC
Sept. 16, 2008 Cummings: ‘Coast Guard Must Act with a Sense of Urgency'
July 23, 2008 Cummings: This Morning's Oil Spill ‘Nothing Less Than a Tragedy'
July 8, 2008 Urges Colleagues to Support Maritime Pollution Bill
July 8, 2008 Maritime Pollution Prevention Act of 2008
April 29, 2008 Letter to Joseph T. Kelliher, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman
April 29, 2008 Team Maryland Condemns Ruling on Environmental Safety of LNG Site
April 15, 2008 Cummings: Significant Improvements Needed at FMC
Dec. 18, 2007 Cummings Makes Landmark Investment in Our Future
Dec. 13, 2007 Cummings Looks Forward to Working with CSX to Immediately Implement Safety Measures
Nov. 9, 2007 Cummings Statement on Hearing to Examine San Francisco Oil Spill
Aug. 4, 2007 Congressman Cummings Votes to Protect Our Future
May 15, 2007 Commemorating Marinas and Expressing Support for Sixth Annual National Marina Day
April 19, 2007 House Passes Water Resources Development Act
March 26, 2007 House Passes Oberstar-Cummings Bill to Reduce Polluting Emissions From Ships
March 9, 2007 Congressman Cummings: We Must Leave Future Generations with Safe and Clean Water
June 29, 2006 Letter to President of the United States of America George W. Bush
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: My Life's Work
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Chesapeake Bay
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