Senator David B. Vitter's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (LA) - Jr, Republican
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11/21/14 Vitter: EPA Delay on RFS Mandate Shows Recognition of Flawed Program 11/18/14 Letter to Barbara Boxer, Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee - Requesting Full Committee Meeting to Consider Nomination of Jeffery Baran 11/14/14 Vitter: Obama and Reid's NRC Nominee Lacks Nuclear Experience 11/13/14 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Nominations of Virginia T. Lodge and Ronald A. Walter to be Members of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority 11/12/14 Vitter: The Obama-China Climate "Deal" Gives China Free Pass on Carbon Emissions 11/10/14 Vitter & 60 Plus Association: EPA Regulations Will Harm Louisiana's Seniors 10/21/14 Vitter Commends Service of NRC Chairman MacFarlane 10/08/14 Vitter Optimistic For Midla Pipeline Settlement 9/16/14 Vitter: GAO Report Shows Administration's War on Coal is Real Threat 9/11/14 Vitter Voices Concerns Over Expertise, Experience of NRC Nominees 9/11/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Extended Comment Period for EPA's Carbon Emissions Rule 9/09/14 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Nominations of Jeffery M. Baran and Stephen G. Burns to Be Members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission 7/24/14 Vitter: NRC Nominees Need Scrutiny 6/24/14 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Regarding Support for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission 6/24/14 Vitter Questions FEMA on Alleged Slow-Walking of Nuclear Plant Safety Reviews 6/19/14 EPW Republicans Request Hearing on President's Proposed Cap-and-Trade Rule 6/18/14 Letter to Barbara Boxer, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works - Regarding a Hearing About the President's Clean Power Plan 6/18/14 Vitter Meets with Coal Miners Concerned About Losing Jobs 6/17/14 Vitter Says FERC Nominee Norman Bay Will Be Rubber Stamp For Obama's Cap-and-Trade Rule 6/10/14 Vitter: U.S. Should Learn from Europe's Depressing Energy Crisis Before Enacting New Carbon Rules 6/06/14 Letter to Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany - Germany Lifting Ban on Hydraulic Fracturing Should Be Wake Up Call 6/04/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule 6/02/14 Vitter: Cap and Trade is Back with All Pain, No Gain 6/02/14 Vitter: Cap and Trade is Back with All Pain, No Gain 5/22/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations 5/22/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Halt Coal Killing Rule 5/22/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Regarding EPA Regulations on Coal 5/08/14 Letter to Arthur Elkins, Inspector General of the Environmental Protection Agency - End Unnecessary Investigation on Hydraulic Fracturing 5/01/14 Nomination of Nancy L. Moritz to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit 1/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Punishing Most Vulnerable Americans With Higher Utility Bills 1/08/14 EPA Basing New Carbon Rule on Impracticable Technology 12/11/13 Vitter: Report Says Louisiana Paying $39 Million to Subsidize Wind Energy 12/11/13 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Domestic Renewable Fules 12/09/13 Vitter, Inhofe, Crapo Introduce General Duty Clarification Act of 2013 12/06/13 Interior Department Releases Rule to Allow Wind Farms To Kill Eagles for 30 Years 12/04/13 Vitter: Administration Hides Regulatory Onslaught in the Days Before Thanksgiving 12/02/13 Vitter: Report Says Louisiana Paying $39 Million to Subsidize Wind Energy 11/19/13 Vitter: Progress on Yucca Mountain Unlikely to Happen Under Previous Leadership and Without Litigation 11/18/13 Letter to Sylvia Matthews Burrwell, Director of The Office of Management and Budget - Update Revenue Numbers for Oil, Gas, Coal, Wind and Solar 11/15/13 Vitter: EPA Finally Acknowledges Renewable Fuel Standard Mandate is Unsustainable, Admits Need for Further Reduction 10/24/13 Letter to Chair Allison Macfarlane, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Act on Yucca Mountain License Promptly 10/21/13 Letter to Chief Financial Officer Elizabeth Robinson, National Aeronautics and Space Administration - Questions about Contracts and Use of Private Emails 9/25/13 Vitter to Oppose Ron Binz Nomination to Chair FERC 9/18/13 Vitter Introduces Bill to Ensure Checks and Balances at NRC 9/05/13 Vitter: Administration Should Learn From Australia's Carbon Tax Failure Before Committing U.S. to Same 9/05/13 Letter to Chairman Jon Wellinghoff, FERC - FERC Support of Controversial, Expensive EPA Regulations 9/04/13 Vitter: 2nd Offshore Wind Lease Sale Off East Coast Highlights Administration's Energy Hypocrisy 8/29/13 Letter to Acting Assistant Administrator Nancy K. Stoner, EPA - Federal Permit for Coal Company in WV 8/14/13 Vitter Lauds Court Ruling to Stop NRC Attempt to Kill Yucca Mountain 6/25/13 Administration's Commitment to Costly Energy Regulations Could Devastate Economy