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David Vitter's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

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
June 6, 2014 Vitter Calls Obama's Climate Assessment More Political than Scientific
June 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule
June 3, 2014 Letter to Christopher Frey, Chair of the EPA Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee & Ozone Review Panel - Ozone Standards
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 28, 2014 Vitter, Senators Want Ozone Standards Developed Openly, Seek States' Input On Process
May 28, 2014 Vitter: EPA, Army Corps Deceive Public on Proposed Waters of the U.S. Rule
May 27, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Obstructs Congressional Oversight of Politicized FOIA Fee Waiver Process
May 23, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - ESA is Broken, Help for California Demonstrates Urgent Need for Reform
May 22, 2014 WRRDA Conference Report
May 22, 2014 Senators Boxer and Vitter Applaud Final Passage of Bipartisan, Bicameral Water Infrastructure Bill
May 22, 2014 WRRDA Conference Report
May 22, 2014 Vitter: WRRDA Passes Overwhelmingly 91 - 7
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - 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 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Contractor Abuses Role, Intentionally Delays Approval for American Businesses
May 20, 2014 Vitter: WRRDA Clears House With Overwhelming Support
May 20, 2014 Vitter: WRRDA Clears House With Overwhelming Support
May 19, 2014 Vitter: EPA's Cooling Water Rule Newest Attack on Base Load Power
May 19, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Regarding the RESTORE Act
May 19, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Must Correct Data Before Revising Ozone Standard
May 14, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Transparency is Crucial During Development of Climate Change Report
May 13, 2014 Vitter Announces Improved Levee Vegetation Policy in Final Water Resources Bill
May 12, 2014 Vitter Gets Morganza Authorization in Final Water Resources Bill
May 12, 2014 Vitter: Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Fix in Final Water Resources Bill
May 9, 2014 Vitter Gets Port of Iberia Deepening Authorization in Water Resources Bill
May 9, 2014 Vitter Says Final Deal on Water Resources Bill is Done
May 8, 2014 Letter to Arthur Elkins, Inspector General of the Environmental Protection Agency - End Unnecessary Investigation on Hydraulic Fracturing
May 8, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Expanding EPA Regulatory Authority Through Clean Water Act
May 8, 2014 New Orleans Times-Picayune - FEMA Tells Congress It has Returned to Old Flood Insurance Rate Tables to Reflect New Law
May 8, 2014 Boxer, Shuster, Vitter and Rahall Announce Agreement on Bipartisan, Bicameral WRRDA Conference
May 7, 2014 Vitter: Beale Investigation Continues, New Scrutiny from U.S. House
May 6, 2014 Vitter Statement on National Academies Review of EPA Chemical Assessment
May 2, 2014 Letter to Robert Brenner, Employee of Environmental Protection Agency - John Beale's Fraudulent Activity at the EPA
May 1, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 28, 2014 Vitter: EPA Admin. McCarthy Doubles Down on Use Of Secret Science
April 23, 2014 Vitter: Obama's EPA Neglects Scientific Integrity For Expensive Air Rules
April 17, 2014 Vitter: GAO Report Demonstrates NEPA's Challenges, Weaknesses
April 16, 2014 Vitter: DC Circuit MATS Rule Decision Further Facilitates EPA's Scientific Abuses
April 14, 2014 Times Picayune - Sens. Landrieu and Vitter Push FEMA to Speed Implementation of New Flood Insurance Law
April 11, 2014 Letter to Janet McCabe, Acting Assistant Administrator - Role in Secretive Social Cost of Carbon Estimates
April 10, 2014 Letter to Lydia Wegman, Former Director of the Air Quality Strategy and Standards Division at the EPA - Clarify Role in Major Air Regulations
April 10, 2014 Letter to W. Craig Fugate, Administrator Federal Emergency Management Agency - Quit Stalling on Flood Insurance Policy Protection
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 Barack Obama, President - Waters Rule Threat to Economy, Families, Farmers, and Small Business Owners
April 8, 2014 Letter to Arthur A. Elkins, Jr., Inspector General of US EPA - Vitter Says EPA Officials Are Telling Different Beale Stories, Demands Clarification
April 7, 2014 Letter to Justin V. Shur, Lawyer of Robert Brenner - Request for Every Document in Brenner's Possession that Refers or Relates to Beale
April 7, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of US Environmental Protection Agency - Request for All of Brenner's Documents Currently in EPA's Possession that Refer or Relate to Beale
April 4, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of Environmental Protection Agency - Stop Out-Of-Control Water Rule
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