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Richard Shelby's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Richard C. Shelby
Office: U.S. Senate (AL) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Annette; 2 Children: Richard Jr., Claude Nevin
Birth Date: 05/06/1934
Birth Place: Birmingham, AL
Home City: Tuscaloosa, AL
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Gulf Coast Oil Spill
Aug. 2, 2014 AL.com - EPA Regulations Costing Money and Jobs, Alabama Senators Say: They Are the 'Face of Executive Overreach'
Aug. 1, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Clean Air Act
June 18, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 - Motion to Proceed
June 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule
May 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Disaster Assistance
May 1, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding the Governor of Alabama's Request for an Emergency Declaration
Jan. 29, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
Nov. 19, 2013 Following Interior Department's Delayed Disbursement of Millions in 2013 Mineral Leasing Revenues, Bennet Urges Senate Passage of Return our State Shares Act
Feb. 8, 2013 Letter to Acting Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank, Miss. Senators - Trade Issues
Jan. 23, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Pipeline
Nov. 15, 2012 Shelby Statement on BP Settlement
Oct. 10, 2012 Press-Register - RESTORE Money is for AL
Oct. 5, 2012 Letter to President Obama
June 29, 2012 RESTORE Becomes Reality
March 12, 2012 Press-Register - Another Step to RESTORE the Gulf
Sept. 21, 2011 Shelby's RESTORE Act Passes Senate Committee
July 26, 2011 Letter to Lisa Jackson Administrator U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Air Quality Standards
July 21, 2011 Boxer Joins Landrieu, Shelby for Bipartisan Introduction of Bill to Restore Gulf Coast
July 21, 2011 Shelby Introduces Gulf Recovery Bill
June 30, 2011 Letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson and Assistant Secretary of the Army Corps of Engineers Jo-Ellen Darcy
May 16, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Suspension of the Davis-Bacon Act
April 7, 2011 Letter to tBarack Obama, President of the United States - Gas Prices
Jan. 27, 2011 Shelby Testifies About Gulf Coast Claims Facility
Jan. 11, 2011 Shelby: Alabama Must Be Treated Fairly
Dec. 7, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Max Baucus and Senator Chuck Grassley
Nov. 23, 2010 WSJ - Shelby Wants More BP Money for Alabama
Nov. 18, 2010 Shelby Presses Feinberg on Gulf Claims
Sept. 28, 2010 Shelby Holds Meeting on Expansion of Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge
Sept. 22, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy Office of the Assistant Secretary
Sept. 10, 2010 WKRG - Shelby: Banking Leader Coming to Help With Spill
Sept. 8, 2010 Letter to President Barack Obama
Aug. 9, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy Office of the Assistant Secretary (Civil Works) Department of the Army and Lt. General Robert L. Van Antwerp, Jr. Chief of Engineers
July 15, 2010 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee - Oil Dispersant
June 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Gary Locke Secretary US Department of Commerce
June 20, 2010 CBS "Face The Nation" - Transcript
May 27, 2010 Shelby Includes Resources for Gulf Coast in Supplemental
May 26, 2010 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2010
May 13, 2010 Shelby Announces Gulf Coast Assistance
May 11, 2010 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works: Issues Surrounding the Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico
May 6, 2010 Letter to Dr. Jane Lubchenco Administrator National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Nov. 5, 2009 Boxer Statement on Committee Passage of S. 1733 -- The Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act
Nov. 2, 2009 Chairman Boxer Urges EPW Republicans to "Come Back to Work" on Climate Legislation After Ranking Member Inhofe Announces Boycott of Markup
Nov. 2, 2009 Letter to Senators Murkowski, Chambliss, Grassley, Lugar, Hutchison, and Inhofe
Oct. 28, 2009 Shelby: Georgia's Poor Planning Not Alabama's Burden
Sept. 30, 2009 Conference Committee Adopts Shelby Water Wars Amendment
Sept. 11, 2009 Shelby: Another Huge Water Wars Victory
July 24, 2009 A Battle Won in Ongoing Water Wars
July 17, 2009 Shelby Hails Water Wars Victory
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