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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
March 18, 2013 Letter for Secretary of the Interior Nominee Sally Jewel - Direction of the Interior Department
March 15, 2013 Vitter Says EPA Shouldn't Need New Report to be Transparent, Could Lead by Example
March 13, 2013 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013
March 13, 2013 U.S. News & World Report - Clearing the Air on an Opaque EPA
March 11, 2013 Politico - Vitter blasts EPA over new emails from former regional chief
March 4, 2013 Letter to Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Air and Radiation Assistant Administrator Gina McCarthy - Transparency and Release of EPA Secret Data
Feb. 27, 2013 Sens. Toomey & Vitter Introduce Energy Production & Project Delivery Act
Feb. 27, 2013 Vitter Introduces Energy Production and Project Delivery Act of 2013
Feb. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Keystone XL Pipeline
Feb. 21, 2013 Letter to Acting EPA Administrator Bob Perciasepe: Stop Undermining Pebble Mine
Feb. 14, 2013 Vitter Wants Transparency from Gina McCarthy on Previous Air Requests
Feb. 14, 2013 Vitter: A Carbon Tax Will Skyrocket Price of Everything
Feb. 8, 2013 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson: Air Quality Standards
Feb. 7, 2013 Vitter Applauds Group Suing Administration for Creating "Critical Habitat" for Frogs in St. Tammany Parish
Feb. 7, 2013 Letter to Inspector General Arthur A. Elkins Jr. - EPA Email Practices
Feb. 7, 2013 Senators Flake, Vitter, and Crapo Introduce Phantom Fuel Reform Act
Feb. 6, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Open Federal Lands to Leasing
Feb. 5, 2013 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson - Human Testing
Feb. 5, 2013 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson: Air Quality Standards
Feb. 4, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Oppose EPA 3 Tier Gasoline Regulations
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Dan Ashe and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Administrator Jane Lubchenco - Endangered Species
Jan. 30, 2013 Evenhanded Law Enforcement
Jan. 29, 2013 Letter to James B. Martin, Administrator of Region 8 of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Non-Official Email Account Usage to Conduct Official Business
Jan. 25, 2013 Vitter Says Court Ruling Shows EPA's Renewable Fuels Standard is "Made Up, Ludicrous"
Jan. 23, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Pipeline
Jan. 23, 2013 Vitter: Administration Evading Regulation Transparency Obligation
Jan. 22, 2013 Vitter Warns Louisiana of EPA's Secret "Sue and Settle" Deals, Could Impact State
Jan. 17, 2013 Vitter, Inhofe Call EPA's Report on Hydraulic Fracturing in Wyoming a Failure
Jan. 15, 2013 Vitter: Lisa Jackson's "Richard Windsor" Emails Released are Fishy
Jan. 14, 2013 Vitter: Still No Transparency at Treasury with Carbon Tax E-Mails
Jan. 10, 2013 Vitter: USGS Says Hydraulic Fracturing is Safe in Fayetteville
Jan. 4, 2013 Vitter Applauds Virginia's Victory Against EPA Overreach
Dec. 18, 2012 Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration Act
Nov. 30, 2012 Roll Call - Vitter: Carbon Tax Discussions Should Be Done Openly
Nov. 30, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 29, 2012 Sen. Vitter, Rep. Pompeo to Introduce Concurrent Resolution Opposing "Carbon Tax"
Nov. 20, 2012 Letter to Secretary Geithner
Nov. 14, 2012 Letter to Barbara Boxer
Nov. 1, 2012 Letter to Kevin L. Perkins, Chairman, Integrity Committee, Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency
Oct. 3, 2012 Holding BP Accountable For Oil Spill Cleanup
Oct. 2, 2012 Vitter, Sen. Environment Committee Oil Spill Clean-Up Briefing Today
Sept. 12, 2012 Letter to Dr. Charles Groat, President, The Water Institute of the Gulf
Aug. 20, 2012 PJ Media - How the White House Delivered a Crushing Economic Blow to the Gulf
July 12, 2012 Vitter, Senators Get Investigation Started of Gulf Moratorium Cover-Up
June 21, 2012 Vitter's Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration Act Extension Passes Committee
June 20, 2012 Vitter Supports Disapproval of Utility MACT
June 19, 2012 Senate Republicans Request EPA IG Investigation After Agency Fails to Respond to Questions on Emergency Order in Parker County Texas
May 31, 2012 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
May 24, 2012 Letter to Chairman Kevin L. Perkins, Integrity Committee, Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity & Efficiency
May 15, 2012 Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
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