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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
Jan. 23, 2013 Vitter: Administration Evading Regulation Transparency Obligation
Jan. 23, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Keystone XL Pipeline
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 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 30, 2012 Roll Call - Vitter: Carbon Tax Discussions Should Be Done Openly
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
May 8, 2012 Vitter Pushing for RESTORE, RAMP Act in Final Highway Bill
April 24, 2012 Vitter Named "Conservationist of the Year"
April 20, 2012 Vitter Remarks on BP Oil Spill Two Year Anniversary
April 18, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011 -- Motion to Proceed
March 28, 2012 Inhofe Introduces Legislation to Ensure States, Not Federal Government, Regulate Hydraulic Fracturing
March 15, 2012 The Daily Comet - U.S. Senate Passes Restore Act
Feb. 16, 2012 Vitter Commends Scalise for Getting RESTORE Act through House of Representatives
Feb. 13, 2012 Vitter, Inhofe Continue Investigation Into Allegations of Scientific Misconduct by Obama Administration
Jan. 31, 2012 Congressional Republicans Continue Oversight of EPA's Flawed Scientific Process
Jan. 30, 2012 Hoeven-Lugar-Vitter, Bipartisan Group of Senators to Introduce Legislation to Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline
Jan. 24, 2012 Human Events - Nothing Sound about EPA Science
Jan. 13, 2012 Inhofe, Vitter: GAO Report Shows that Flawed Scientific Process at EPA Continues
Oct. 19, 2011 Vitter, Inhofe and Issa Want Proof of "Sound" Science from White House Regarding Multiple Agency Actions
Sept. 21, 2011 Vitter Shepherds Bipartisan RESTORE Act Through Senate Environment Committee
Aug. 31, 2011 GAO Report Shows Millions of Tax Dollars Flowing to Environmental Plaintiffs
Aug. 30, 2011 Washington Examiner - How Washington Pays Big Green to Sue the Government
Aug. 29, 2011 Vitter Comments on Sixth Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
Aug. 28, 2011 Times-Picayune - The Agenda Pending for our Recovery from Hurricane Katrina
Aug. 17, 2011 Vitter Applauds EPA Decision on Baton Rouge Ozone Attainment
July 28, 2011 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leader McConnell
July 26, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Lisa Jackson Administrator U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
July 21, 2011 Boxer Joins Landrieu, Shelby for Bipartisan Introduction of Bill to Restore Gulf Coast
June 30, 2011 Letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson and Assistant Secretary of the Army Corps of Engineers Jo-Ellen Darcy
June 27, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Lisa Jackson, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
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