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Bill Keating's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: William 'Bill' R. Keating
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Tevis; 2 Children: Kristen, Patrick
Birth Date: 09/06/1952
Birth Place: Norwood, MA
Home City: Bourne, MA
Date Title
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Protecting the Environment
Issue Position: Environmental Protection
June 27, 2014 Governor Patrick Announces No Discharge Area in All Waters Along Massachusetts Coast
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 28, 2014 Mass. Congressional Delegation Applauds New Funding to Clean and Revitalize Brownfields
March 21, 2014 Keating Statement on Enactment of New Flood Insurance Law
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Administration - Correct Flood Maps
Feb. 4, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Tier 3 Standards
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a Model for the Nation
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 10, 2014 Cape Cod National Seashore and other parks are underfunded, under threat
Jan. 8, 2014 Keating, Tierney Urge Once Again for Fisheries Disaster Assistance
Jan. 8, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
Nov. 8, 2013 Congressional Delegation, Patrick Administration Announce $1.27 Million in GrantsTo Fund Watershed Restoration Projects
Oct. 25, 2013 Warren, Markey, Keating and Kennedy Announce Major Storm Mitigation Grants for Massachusetts
Sept. 18, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - McGovern Joins New England Delegation on Letter to EPA Opposing Changes to Clean Air Funding
April 2, 2013 The Gloucester Daily Times - White House Mute as Fishing's Future Hangs
March 13, 2013 Keating Statement on Magnuson-Stevens Hearing
March 11, 2013 Federal Fishing Advisory Board's Chief Initiative - End to End Review - Moves Forward
Jan. 25, 2013 Mass. Lawmakers Ask Fishing Regulators to Reconsider Rejection of Relief for Fishermen
Aug. 3, 2012 Kerry, Delegation: New Fishing Report Shows Need for Relief for Massachusetts Fishermen
July 24, 2012 Congressional Replacement of President Obama's Energy-Restricting and Job-Limiting Offshore Drilling Plan
June 15, 2012 Markey Commends Proposed Soot Pollution Standards
Feb. 8, 2012 Letter to Interior Secretary Salazar
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Leader Pelosi, Leader Cantor, and Whip Hoyer
Dec. 1, 2011 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - HR 1013, the Strengthen New England Fishery Management Act of 2011
Nov. 17, 2011 Letter to John Bryson, Secretary U.S. Department of Commerce and Jane Lubchenco, Administrator of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of Interior
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 5, 2011 Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
May 5, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1229, Putting the Gulf of Mexico Back to Work Act, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1230, Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act
May 2, 2011 Letter to Eric Schwaab, NOAA Assistant Adminstrator of Fisheries
April 22, 2011 Keating Releases Green Guide in Honor of Earth Day
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Environmental Protection
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