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Mitch McConnell's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Mitch McConnell
Office: U.S. Senate (KY) - Sr, Republican Minority Leader
First Elected: 11/06/1984
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Elaine Chao; 3 Children: Elly, Claire, Porter
Birth Date: 02/20/1942
Birth Place: Sheffield, AL
Home City: Louisville, KY
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
April 11, 2014 McConnell Supports Legislation to Defend Kentucky Coal Jobs from EPA Regulations
April 1, 2014 McConnell Urges Senate to Approve his Legislation to Stop the EPA's War on Coal
March 25, 2014 McConnell, Paul, Alexander, Rogers and Whitfield Praise Decision to Restore Lake Cumberland Water Levels to 723 Feet
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of the Department of Energy - Release Cleanup Funding for Paducah
Feb. 4, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014 -- Motion to Proceed
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014 -- Conference Report
Feb. 3, 2014 Letter to John Hudson, Division Commanding General US Army Corps of Engineers, and Daniel Ashe, Director US Fish and Wildlife Service - Restore Lake Cumberland Water Levels
Jan. 16, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed
Dec. 16, 2013 Senator McConnell Leads Kentucky Delegation in Filing Amicus Brief at Supreme Court to Support Kentucky Coal Jobs
Dec. 16, 2013 Senator McConnell Leads Kentucky Delegation in Filing Amicus Brief at U.S. Supreme Court to Support Kentucky Coal Jobs
Dec. 6, 2013 Senator McConnell Holds Pro-Coal Hearing in Coal Country
Oct. 29, 2013 McConnell Joins Coal Miners at Pro-Coal Rally in Nation's Capital
Oct. 11, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Calls For EPA Coal Hearing in Pikeville
Sept. 30, 2013 Senator McConnell Calls on EPA to Hold Hearing on Coal Regulations in Kentucky
Sept. 26, 2013 McConnell Continues Fight for Coal Jobs Today in the Nation's Capital
Sept. 20, 2013 McConnell Condemns EPA's Anti-Coal Regulatory Announcement
Sept. 19, 2013 War On Coal
Sept. 11, 2013 McConnell Comments Prior to Administration's Looming Regulatory Announcement
Aug. 16, 2013 Senator McConnell's eNewsletter - - Week of August 12, 2013
Aug. 16, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - McConnell, Paul and Whitfield Request Meeting with U.S. Energy Secretary and Updated Plan for Economic Development and Expedited Cleanup at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant
Aug. 12, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Clean-up and Redevelopment of Former AK Steel Coke Plant Site in Ashland Kentucky
July 12, 2013 Courier-Journal - President Barack Obama's Plan is a War on Coal, Kentucky Jobs
July 1, 2013 Blog: President's War on Coal is a War on Jobs
June 26, 2013 War on Coal
June 13, 2013 Kentuckian Nominated to Serve on Udall Foundation Board
May 6, 2013 Senator McConnell Introduces Coal Jobs Protection Act
April 30, 2013 Sens. Paul McConnell, and Alexander Respond to Army Corps Restrictions on Tailwaters Access
April 29, 2013 McConnell Announces Plan to Introduce Coal Jobs Protection Act
April 9, 2013 McConnell Meets with EPA Administrator Nominee
Feb. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Keystone XL Pipeline
Jan. 23, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Keystone XL Pipeline
June 20, 2012 Disapproval of EPA Emission Standards Rule--Motion to Proceed
June 5, 2012 Paycheck Fairness Act--Motion to Proceed--Resumed
May 31, 2012 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
Feb. 16, 2012 McConnell Comments on Legislation to Rein in the Obama EPA
Jan. 30, 2012 Hoeven-Lugar-Vitter, Bipartisan Group of Senators to Introduce Legislation to Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline
Jan. 18, 2012 Politico - GOP Fires Away at Keystone XL Rejection
Nov. 16, 2011 EPA Regulatory Relief Act
Nov. 16, 2011 Important News from Capitol Hill: Senator McConnell on the EPA Regulatory Relief Act
Nov. 3, 2011 Dueling Highway Bills
Oct. 20, 2011 Job Creation
Sept. 2, 2011 McConnell on the President's Decision to Withdraw Job-Killing Regulations
July 26, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Lisa Jackson Administrator U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
June 30, 2011 Letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson and Assistant Secretary of the Army Corps of Engineers Jo-Ellen Darcy
April 6, 2011 The EPA Amendment
April 6, 2011 Overwhelming Bipartisan Majority of Senators Vote to Stop EPA Overreach
March 3, 2011 Senators McConnell and Paul Join Together to Protect Kentucky Coal Jobs
Feb. 4, 2011 The Appalachian News-Express - The EPA and Kentucky's Coal Industry
Sept. 23, 2010 McConnell to ask EPA to Explain Its Sweeping New Regulations
July 28, 2010 A Responsible Approach to Addressing the Oil Spill
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