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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
Sept. 20, 2013 Vitter on New EPA NSPS Regulations: They Did It Anyway
Sept. 18, 2013 Vitter to Press Fugate for Delay in Flood Insurance Premium
Sept. 17, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of EPA - Social Cost of Carbon Estimates
Sept. 9, 2013 EPW Republicans Release Transparency Report: EPA's FOIA and Federal Records Failures Uncovered
Sept. 5, 2013 Letter to Chairman Jon Wellinghoff, FERC - FERC Support of Controversial, Expensive EPA Regulations
Sept. 5, 2013 Vitter: Administration Should Learn From Australia's Carbon Tax Failure Before Committing U.S. to Same
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Acting Assistant Administrator Nancy K. Stoner, EPA - Federal Permit for Coal Company in WV
Aug. 26, 2013 Vitter Says Final Endangered Species Rule Devoid of True Economic Analysis
Aug. 21, 2013 EPA Takes First Steps in Acquiring and Releasing Secret Data
Aug. 15, 2013 Letter to Vice President Lisa Jackson, Apple Inc - EPA Freedom of Information Requests
Aug. 14, 2013 Washington Free Beacon - Lisa Jackson Contacted Lobbyist from Private Email
Aug. 14, 2013 Vitter: EPA's Email Trouble Continues, More Lisa Jackson Email Abuse
July 30, 2013 Roll Call - A Bipartisan Breakthrough to Update Chemical Safety Law
July 29, 2013 Vitter: After EPA FOIA Failures, DOJ Commits EPA to Higher Standard, More Accountability
July 22, 2013 Letter to Acting Assistant Administrator Nancy Stoner, Environmental Protection Agency - Water Facility Regulations
July 18, 2013 Letter to Associate Administrator David Miller, Federal Insurance & Mitigation Admin. - Flood Mapping
July 10, 2013 Letter to Sen. Barbara Boxer - Put President's Climate Change Officials on Hearing Panel
July 10, 2013 The Advocate - Vitter Asks FEMA to Rescind Preliminary Flood Maps
July 10, 2013 EPA Withdrew from Data Sharing Panel After Senators' Request
July 9, 2013 Vitter, EPW Republicans Get Major Agreements from EPA on 5 Transparency Requests
July 9, 2013 Vitter, EPW Republicans Get Major Agreements from EPA on 5 Transparency Requests
June 27, 2013 Letter to EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe - Vitter and Issa Reiterate Request for EPA Records
June 25, 2013 Administration's Commitment to Costly Energy Regulations Could Devastate Economy
June 25, 2013 Vitter: Administration's Commitment to Costly Energy Regulations Could Devastate Economy
June 24, 2013 Letter to the Office of Managment and Budget Director Sylvia Matthews Burwell - Don't Overlook Economic Analysis Before Designating Critical Habitat
June 21, 2013 Letter to Regional EPA Administrator Jared Blumenfeld - Senators Question EPA's Motives for Data Sharing Panel, Want Better Protection of Individual Citizens' Private Data
June 21, 2013 Letter to Jared Blumenfeld, Regional Admnistrator - Testimony of EPA Employees
June 20, 2013 EPA Hydraulic Fracturing Investigations 0 for 3
June 20, 2013 Inhofe and Vitter: EPA Hydraulic Fracturing Investigations 0 for 3
June 19, 2013 Letter to Acting EPA Administrator Robert Perciasepe, Assistant Air and Radiation Administrator Gina McCarthy, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, and OMB Director Sylvia Matthews Burwell - Senators Challenge Social Cost of Carbon Increase, Say Cost Inflated to Advance Regulatory Agenda
June 19, 2013 Letter to Bob Perciasepe, Acting Administrator U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Troubled by EPA's Attempt To Create New Water Regulations Without Public Participation
June 14, 2013 Letter to Avi Garbow, Deputy General Counsel EPA - Vitter Urges EPA General Counsel Nominee to Commit to Transparency
June 13, 2013 White House Confirms EPA Using Bogus Benefits in Rulemaking
June 12, 2013 Vitter Reiterates Request for Release of EPA Secret Data
June 11, 2013 Vitter: Support for Chemical Safety Improvement Act Grows
May 24, 2013 Vitter Rigs to Reefs Bill Will Bring Efficiency to Program Supporting Ecosystems in Gulf
May 23, 2013 Top EPA Toxics Officials Under Obama & Bush Admins Hail Lautenberg-Vitter Bill to Reform Nation's Chemical Laws
May 23, 2013 Vitter: CBO Report Says Carbon Tax Would Negatively Affect Economy
May 22, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Reach Agreement to Reform Nation's Chemical Laws
May 22, 2013 Senators Fight Against EPA Takeover of Private Water
May 22, 2013 Senators Lautenberg And Vitter Reach Groundbreaking Agreement To Reform Nation's Chemical Laws
May 20, 2013 Letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Acting Assistant Administrator Nancy K. Stoner - EPW Republicans to EPA: Suspend Stormwater Rule-Making Until Clean Water Act Guidelines Are Met
May 16, 2013 Letter to the International and Tribal Affairs Assistant Administrator Michelle J. DePass - EPA Political Appointee's Potential Violations
May 15, 2013 Vitter Gets WRDA Passed in Senate 83 to 14
May 15, 2013 Water Resources Development Act of 2013
May 15, 2013 Water Resources Development Act
May 14, 2013 Water Resources Development Act of 2013 - Continued
May 9, 2013 Vitter Supports Flood Insurance Amendment to Avoid Rate Increases
May 8, 2013 Water Resources Development Act of 2013
May 7, 2013 Water Resources Development Act of 2013 - Continued
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