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Jim Matheson's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: James 'Jim' David Matheson
Office: U.S. House (UT) - District 4, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Amy; 2 Children: William, Harris
Birth Date: 03/21/1960
Birth Place: Salt Lake City, UT
Home City: Salt Lake City, UT
Religion: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Date Title
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units
June 14, 2013 Newsletter - Protecting Our Water Resources
May 23, 2013 Newsletter - We Must Repeal the Renewable Fuels Standard
Feb. 5, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Keystone XL Pipeline
Sept. 11, 2012 Matheson Supports Audit's Call for Greater Oversight of Nuke Waste Disposal in Utah
June 5, 2012 Matheson Fights to Keep Moab Nuke Tailings Clean Up on Schedule
May 3, 2012 Federal Government Wrong to Slow-Walk Cleanup
March 27, 2012 Matheson Bill Seeks to Protect Vital Wasatch Canyons Water Source
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 24, 2011 Matheson Uintah County Water Prepayment Bill Passes the House
May 4, 2011 Matheson Bill Seeks Study of Cumulative Costs, Benefits from Looming EPA Rules
April 18, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Lisa Jackson and the Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy
April 7, 2011 Matheson Bill Seeks Information on Consequences of Cumulative Effect of EPA Regs
April 6, 2011 Matheson Says Natural Gas Bill Advances Energy Independence
March 16, 2011 Matheson Supports Climate Change Action by Congress, not EPA
March 11, 2011 Matheson Bill Would Assist Ute Tribe With Land Swap
Feb. 18, 2011 Matheson Uintah County Water Bill Re-Introduced
Jan. 4, 2011 Matheson Backs Utah Radiation Control Board Effort Against "Hotter" Nuke Waste Storage
Dec. 8, 2010 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Ray LaHood, Secretary U.S. Department of Transportation
Aug. 11, 2010 Matheson encouraged by nuke waste cleanup near Moab
Aug. 3, 2010 Matheson meets with Salazar deputy; asks for action against nuke waste court ruling
July 28, 2010 House passes Matheson bill to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning
July 28, 2010 More analysis needed on using less water at nuke power plants
July 23, 2010 Nuke Waste Import License Application Withdrawn
July 14, 2010 Matheson: Utah Wins with Decision to Halt Foreign Nuke Waste Imports
June 22, 2010 EPA Response to Matheson letter Says Chevron Paying Cleanup Costs
June 13, 2010 Matheson Statement on Red Butte Creek Oil Spill
June 11, 2010 Matheson: Wasatch Bill Vital to Securing Salt Lake Valley 's Drinking Water; Recreation Values
June 10, 2010 Matheson: Blending Nuke Waste Could be Recipe for Unwanted "Hotter" Waste in Utah
June 10, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands of the House Committee on Natural Resources - Subcommittee On National Parks, Forests And Public Lands Legislative Hearing On H.R. 3785, H.R. 4823, H.R. 5009, H.R. 5110, H.R. 5131, H.
June 8, 2010 Matheson Watershed Protection Bill to Receive Committee Hearing This Week
June 4, 2010 Matheson: Moab Tailings Cleanup on Fast Track, Thanks to Recovery Funding
April 1, 2010 Matheson Introduces Wilderness And Watershed Protection Bill
March 3, 2010 Matheson Demands Removal Of Depleted Uranium Barrels From Utah Site
Nov. 16, 2009 Matheson Says Policy On Taking Foreign Nuclear Waste Is Up To Congress
Nov. 3, 2009 Matheson Bill To Ban Foreign Nuke Waste Advances
Oct. 27, 2009 Matheson Foreign Waste Ban Bill To Get Subcommittee Vote
Oct. 16, 2009 Matheson Says Policy On Taking Foreign Nuclear Waste Is Up To Congress
Oct. 1, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On National Parks, Forests And Public Lands Of The House Committee On Natural Resources - Testimony Of Rep. Jim Matheson On HR 1925
Sept. 29, 2009 Matheson Water Bill Passes House
July 31, 2009 Matheson Supports More Cash For Clunkers
July 20, 2009 Matheson Sees Progress On Radioactive Tailings Cleanup Near Moab
June 9, 2009 Hearing of the Energy and Environment Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Allowance Allocation Policies in Climate Legislation: Assisting Consumers, Investing in a Clean Energy Future, and Adapting to Climate Change
April 22, 2009 Panel I Of A Hearing Of The House Energy And Commerce Committee - The American Clean Energy And Security Act Of 2009
Nov. 3, 2008 Dew Confused by the Facts on Foreign Nuke Waste
Oct. 30, 2008 There He Goes Again - Support for Bringing the World's Nuke Waste to Utah
Oct. 30, 2008 There He Goes Again - Support for Bringing the World's Nuke Waste to Utah
Oct. 16, 2008 We Have Lift-off for New Airport
Sept. 30, 2008 Matheson Responds to EPA's Weak Radiation Standard for Yucca Mountain
July 8, 2008 Blue Dog Coalition
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