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David Vitter's Public Statements on Issue: Energy

Full Name: David B. Vitter
Office: U.S. Senate (LA) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Wendy; 4 Children: Sophie, Lise, Airey, Jack
Birth Date: 05/03/1961
Birth Place: New Orleans, LA
Home City: Metairie, LA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
July 24, 2014 Vitter: NRC Nominees Need Scrutiny
June 24, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Regarding Support for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
June 24, 2014 Vitter Questions FEMA on Alleged Slow-Walking of Nuclear Plant Safety Reviews
June 19, 2014 EPW Republicans Request Hearing on President's Proposed Cap-and-Trade Rule
June 18, 2014 Letter to Barbara Boxer, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works - Regarding a Hearing About the President's Clean Power Plan
June 18, 2014 Vitter Meets with Coal Miners Concerned About Losing Jobs
June 17, 2014 Vitter Says FERC Nominee Norman Bay Will Be Rubber Stamp For Obama's Cap-and-Trade Rule
June 10, 2014 Vitter: U.S. Should Learn from Europe's Depressing Energy Crisis Before Enacting New Carbon Rules
June 6, 2014 Letter to Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany - Germany Lifting Ban on Hydraulic Fracturing Should Be Wake Up Call
June 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule
June 2, 2014 Vitter: Cap and Trade is Back with All Pain, No Gain
June 2, 2014 Vitter: Cap and Trade is Back with All Pain, No Gain
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Regarding EPA Regulations on Coal
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Halt Coal Killing Rule
May 8, 2014 Letter to Arthur Elkins, Inspector General of the Environmental Protection Agency - End Unnecessary Investigation on Hydraulic Fracturing
May 1, 2014 Nomination of Nancy L. Moritz to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Punishing Most Vulnerable Americans With Higher Utility Bills
Jan. 8, 2014 EPA Basing New Carbon Rule on Impracticable Technology
Dec. 11, 2013 Vitter: Report Says Louisiana Paying $39 Million to Subsidize Wind Energy
Dec. 11, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Domestic Renewable Fules
Dec. 9, 2013 Vitter, Inhofe, Crapo Introduce General Duty Clarification Act of 2013
Dec. 6, 2013 Interior Department Releases Rule to Allow Wind Farms To Kill Eagles for 30 Years
Dec. 4, 2013 Vitter: Administration Hides Regulatory Onslaught in the Days Before Thanksgiving
Dec. 2, 2013 Vitter: Report Says Louisiana Paying $39 Million to Subsidize Wind Energy
Nov. 19, 2013 Vitter: Progress on Yucca Mountain Unlikely to Happen Under Previous Leadership and Without Litigation
Nov. 18, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Matthews Burrwell, Director of The Office of Management and Budget - Update Revenue Numbers for Oil, Gas, Coal, Wind and Solar
Nov. 15, 2013 Vitter: EPA Finally Acknowledges Renewable Fuel Standard Mandate is Unsustainable, Admits Need for Further Reduction
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Chair Allison Macfarlane, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Act on Yucca Mountain License Promptly
Oct. 21, 2013 Letter to Chief Financial Officer Elizabeth Robinson, National Aeronautics and Space Administration - Questions about Contracts and Use of Private Emails
Sept. 25, 2013 Vitter to Oppose Ron Binz Nomination to Chair FERC
Sept. 18, 2013 Vitter Introduces Bill to Ensure Checks and Balances at NRC
Sept. 5, 2013 Vitter: Administration Should Learn From Australia's Carbon Tax Failure Before Committing U.S. to Same
Sept. 5, 2013 Letter to Chairman Jon Wellinghoff, FERC - FERC Support of Controversial, Expensive EPA Regulations
Sept. 4, 2013 Vitter: 2nd Offshore Wind Lease Sale Off East Coast Highlights Administration's Energy Hypocrisy
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Acting Assistant Administrator Nancy K. Stoner, EPA - Federal Permit for Coal Company in WV
Aug. 14, 2013 Vitter Lauds Court Ruling to Stop NRC Attempt to Kill Yucca Mountain
June 25, 2013 Administration's Commitment to Costly Energy Regulations Could Devastate Economy
June 11, 2013 Letter to Ken Kopocis, Senior EPA Policy Advisor - EPA Moving Forward on Preemptive Veto of Pebble Mine Project in Bristol Bay
June 6, 2013 Gina McCarthy Called Out for Hiding Facts on Ethanol Testing
June 5, 2013 Senators Get Answers on Offshore Wind Lease Economic Data: Data Raises Serious Economic Concerns
May 23, 2013 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) - Ask GAO to Examine Controversial Cost-Benefit Analysis Procedures at Nuclear Regulatory Commission
April 19, 2013 Letter to White House Energy Advisor Heather Zichal - Truth on Energy Policy is Insightful
March 29, 2013 Letter to President Obama - EPA Tier 3 Rule
March 22, 2013 Lesson from Vote-A-Rama: Senate Supports Energy Production, Opposes Carbon Tax
March 22, 2013 Vitter: Mr. President, We're Still Waiting on Keystone
March 20, 2013 Letter to EPA Assistant Administrator Gina McCarthy - Rising Gas Prices
March 18, 2013 Letter for Secretary of the Interior Nominee Sally Jewel - Direction of the Interior Department
Feb. 27, 2013 Sens. Toomey & Vitter Introduce Energy Production & Project Delivery Act
Feb. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Keystone XL Pipeline
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