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Joe Biden, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Joseph 'Joe' Robinette Biden, Jr.
Office: Vice President, Democratic President of the Senate
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jill; 4 Children: Beau, Hunter, Ashley, Naomi (deceased)
Birth Date: 11/20/1942
Birth Place: Scranton, PA
Home City: Wilmington, DE
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Feb. 24, 2014 Remarks by the President and Vice President at NGA Meeting
July 24, 2013 Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden on the U.S.-India Partnership at the Bombay Stock Exchange
Feb. 4, 2013 Remarks to the Press by the Vice President and French President Hollande
Sept. 26, 2011 Statement by Vice President Biden on the Passing of Professor Wangari Maathai
April 21, 2010 Vice President Biden Kicks Off Five Days of Earth Day Activities with Announcement of Major New Energy Efficiency Effort
Feb. 3, 2010 Remarks by The President and The Vice President at Meeting with Governors on Energy Policy
Oct. 8, 2009 Vice President Biden Updates President Obama on Recovery Act Year-End Progress
Sept. 30, 2009 Opening Remarks By The Vice President At The Economic Recovery Implementation Meeting With Cabinet Members
Feb. 27, 2009 Remarks by Vice President Joseph Biden at the First Meeting of The Middle Class Task Force
Dec. 15, 2008 Press Conference with President-Elect Barack Obama: Energy and Environmental Nominations
Nov. 3, 2008 Campaign Rally With Senator Joe Biden (D-DE), Democratic Nominee for Vice President
Oct. 2, 2008 The Vice Presidential Debate - Transcript
Sept. 12, 2008 Letter to Robert Byrd, Chairman, and Thad Cochran, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Re: Emergency Energy Assistance Funding
July 16, 2008 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 16, 2008 BIDEN/LUGAR/MENENDEZ/HAGEL Bill Tackles International Climate Change by Funding Clean Technology
July 15, 2008 The News Journal - Biden Rips Bush on Energy
June 2, 2008 Climate Security Act of 2008 - Motion to Proceed
May 23, 2008 Miami Herald - Defuse this Crisis
April 22, 2008 BIDEN on Earth Day: Only the United States Can Lead the Way on Climate Change
April 16, 2008 Highway Technical Corrections Act of 2007
April 2, 2008 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
Feb. 12, 2008 Letter to Jeff Bingaman and Pete Domenici, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Re: Hold Hearings on Power Line Corridor
Dec. 12, 2007 Letter to The Honorable George W. Bush, President of the United States
Dec. 4, 2007 Letter to President Bush, Re: Help Poorest Nations Deal with Consequences of Climate Change
Dec. 4, 2007 Transcript: NPR Democratic Candidates' Debate
Oct. 12, 2007 Biden Congratulates Vice President Al Gore and United Nations
Sept. 26, 2007 Biden, Snowe Urge Administration to Develop International Global Warming Strategy During Summit
Sept. 13, 2007 Biden-Lugar Legislation to Reauthorize the Tropical Forest Conservation Act Passes Foreign Relations Committee
Sept. 13, 2007 Biden-Lugar Legislation to Reauthorize the Tropical Forest Conservation Act Passes Foreign Relations Committee
Aug. 2, 2007 Drought in the State of Delaware
July 23, 2007 CNN/YouTube Democratic Presidential Debate-Transcript (part 2)
July 11, 2007 Sens. Biden & Carper Selected for 9-11 Conference Committee
June 22, 2007 Biden, Carper Promote Clearer Coastlines with National Clean Beaches Week
June 7, 2007 Letter To President George W. Bush
May 9, 2007 Biden Joins Effort to Protect Chesapeake Bay
May 9, 2007 Letter to UN Ambassadors
May 9, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Climate Change -- A National Security Threat
May 9, 2007 We Need To Change The Way We Think About Climate Change
May 7, 2007 Delaware State News - U.S. Should Lead Fight Against Global Warming
April 20, 2007 Sen. Biden Issues Statement on Climate Change in Observance of Earth Day
April 16, 2007 Biden--"Steady Foe" Of Yucca Mountain
March 28, 2007 Biden-Lugar Resolution Calling For American Leadership On Climate Change Passes Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Feb. 27, 2007 Biden and Colleagues Commemorate Revolutionary War Route through Delaware
Feb. 2, 2007 Sen. Biden Issues Statement on UN Climate Report
Jan. 30, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works Hearing Senators' Perspectives on Global Warming
Jan. 16, 2007 Submitted Resolutions
Nov. 2, 2006 Statement from Delaware Delegation on U.S. Chemical Safety Board Report on 2005 Valero Refinery Accident
Oct. 17, 2006 Biden Receives Perfect Score from League of Conservation Voters on Environmental Record
Aug. 1, 2006 Gulf of Mexico Security Act of 2006--Continued
May 23, 2006 Biden: Time for U.S. to Re-Engage in Global Warming Negotiations
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