Senator David B. Vitter's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (LA) - Jr, Republican
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Issue Position: Coastal Restoration Issue Positon: Fighting Wasteful Government Spending 10/14/14 Environmental Collusion: Vitter Releases Emails Between EPA and NRDC on Collusion to Develop Carbon Rule 10/08/14 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior, and Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Withdrawing Endangered Species Act Rules 9/24/14 The Hill - Drowning Our Property Rights: EPA's Misuse of the Clean Water Act 9/24/14 Vitter: On 9th Anniversary of Hurricane Rita, Southwest Louisiana Seeing Incredible Growth 9/22/14 Letter to Richard Hansen, District Commander and District Engineer of the Army Corps of Engineers - Modified Charleston Method Reform Recommendations 9/22/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Increasingly Negative Agricultural and Economic Impacts Resulting from Agency's Analysis for Certain Pesticides 9/22/14 Vitter: EPA's Incomplete Pesticides Analysis Killing American Jobs & Farms 9/22/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Climate Change 9/16/14 Vitter: GAO Report Shows Administration's War on Coal is Real Threat 9/11/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Extended Comment Period for EPA's Carbon Emissions Rule 9/11/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - More Time for Public Comment on EPA Power Plant Emissions Rules 9/08/14 Hearing of the Water and Wildlife Subcommittee of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Examining the Strategy for Achieving the Goals of the New Voluntary Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement 9/03/14 Vitter Releases Documents Demonstrating Close Relationship Between EPA, NRDC 9/02/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Investigating Improper NRDC Influence Over EPA 9/02/14 Letter to Frances Beinecke, President of the Natural Resources Defense Council - Investigating Improper NRDC Influence Over EPA 8/26/14 Letter to Jim Jones, Assistant Administrator at the Environmental Protection Agency - Requesting Further Information Over Chemical Risk Assessment 8/25/14 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Allowing Old Rig to Remain as Artificial Reef in Gulf of Mexico 8/20/14 Vitter: Latest Lawsuit Highlights Need to Modernize Endangered Species Act 8/15/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - EPA's Preemptive Veto Decision on Pebble Mine 8/15/14 Vitter Summary Statement for New Orleans Field Briefing on EPA's Proposed Waters Rule 8/13/14 Vitter Announces RESTORE Act Recovery Funds to Finally Start Flowing 8/11/14 Issa, Vitter: GAO Report Confirms EPA Fudges Costs of Regulations 8/10/14 The Times-Picayune - FEMA Should Reduce Administrative Costs on Flood Policies, Boost Participation 8/05/14 Vitter Summary Statement for Baton Rouge Field Briefing on EPA Plan to Lower Ozone Standard 8/05/14 Washington Examiner - The Hidden Persuaders of the Environmental Elite 7/31/14 Vitter: New Study Shows Lowering Ozone Standard Would Devastate U.S. Economy 7/30/14 Vitter Urges FEMA to Enforce Flood Insurance Requirements, Make Program Sustainable 7/29/14 Vitter to Continue Blocking Army Nominee Until Explosives Removed from Camp Minden 7/29/14 Vitter Urges Obama Administration to Get Moving on RESTORE Act Implementation, Treat Louisiana Fairly 7/29/14 Hearing of the Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee of the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee - Examining the Threats Posed by Climate Change 7/28/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Blocking Transparent, Thorough Evaluation of Proposed Ozone Standards 7/23/14 The Washington Times - Our Ports and Waterways Key to a Vibrant Economy 7/18/14 Vitter Lauds Australia's Decision to Repeal Carbon Tax 7/18/14 Vitter Denounces EPA's Outrageous Proposal to Preemptively Shut Down Mining Project 7/17/14 Vitter to Block Army Nominee Until They Clean Up Mess at Camp Minden 7/17/14 Letter to Katherine Hammack, Assistant Secretary of the Army - Camp Minden Cleanup 7/16/14 Vitter: Withdrawal of EPA Wage Garnishment Rule Was No-Brainer 7/16/14 Barrasso-Vitter Introduce Bill to Block EPA From Using Secret Science to Justify Regulations 7/11/14 Letter to Colonel Richard Hansen, District Commander and District Engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Concerns Regarding Mitigation Banks 7/10/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Adverse Comments on EPA's Administrative Wage Garnishment Direct Final Rule 7/08/14 Vitter Announces Mississippi River Deeping Project Moving Forward 7/07/14 Vitter Provisions Included in Senate Sportsmen's Act 7/01/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Fireworks Regulations 6/26/14 Letter to Nancy Stoner, Acting Assistant Administrator of the EPA's Office of Water - Regarding Stormwater Regulations on Military Bases 6/25/14 Letter to James Jones, Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Regarding Chemical Risk Assessments 6/25/14 Senators: EPA is Cherry-Picking Science in New Chemical Risk Assessment 6/25/14 The Washington Examiner - President Obama is Giving America the John Beale Style of Government 6/24/14 Vitter Questions FEMA on Alleged Slow-Walking of Nuclear Plant Safety Reviews