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Thad Cochran's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Thad Cochran
Office: U.S. Senate (MS) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/07/1978
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Rose; 2 Children: Clayton, Katherine
Birth Date: 12/07/1937
Birth Place: Pontotoc, MS
Home City: Jackson, MS
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
April 11, 2014 SuperTalk Mississippi - Holding FEMA's FEET to the Fire: Flood Insurance Rates Still Haven't Dropped
April 10, 2014 Letter to W. Craig Fugate, Administrator Federal Emergency Management Agency - Quit Stalling on Flood Insurance Policy Protection
April 9, 2014 Cochran: EPA Should Adhere to Farm Bill Restrictions on Regulating Forest Roads
April 4, 2014 Mississippi Counties to Share $5.3 Million for Hosting Federal Forests
March 28, 2014 Cochran Says Alleged Irregularities in FEMA Flood Map Process Are Troubling
March 27, 2014 Cochran Suggests Lower Mississippi River Valley for Regional Conservation Effort
March 27, 2014 Cochran & Wicker Cosponsor Bill to Force EPA to Consider Economic Impact of Clean Air Rules
March 25, 2014 The Hagstrom Report - EPA, Army Corps Release Waters Rule
March 25, 2014 Cochran Wary of EPA Effort to Clarify Clean Water Regulations
March 13, 2014 Cochran Helps Push Bill to Keep Flood Insurance Rates Low Over the Finish Line
March 6, 2014 Cochran: Army Corps Will Add $14.4 Million for Miss. Projects
March 4, 2014 Cochran Praises House Progress on Flood Insurance Reform Measure
Feb. 11, 2014 Farm Bill Addresses Rural Water, Wastewater Needs
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Sen. Ron Wyden and Sen. Lisa Murkowski - Wildfire Coalition Grows In Senate
Nov. 7, 2013 Cochran Cosponsors Hunting, Fishing & Recreational Shooting Protection Act
Oct. 31, 2013 Senators Fight to Protect Farmers & Hunters From Burdensome Regs
July 23, 2013 Cochran Stresses Importance of Catfish, Forestry to USDA Nominees
June 5, 2013 Cochran, Wicker Renew Fight to Halt EPA Regulatory Overreach
May 16, 2013 Cochran: EPA Fuel Spill Exemption for Small Farms Included in Water Resources Bill
May 15, 2013 Cochran Supports Water Projects Bill with Provisions for Mississippi
May 14, 2013 Senate Accepts Cochran's South Mississippi Protection Amendment
May 8, 2013 Cochran Proposals Address Mississippi Concerns Over Louisiana Levee Project
April 24, 2013 Letter to Acting Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Bob Perciasepe - Urge EPA to Withdraw Water Regulations
April 23, 2013 Miss. Senators Warn of Administration Overreach in Greenhouse Gas Plan
April 23, 2013 Letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe - Avoid Expanding Water Regulations
March 21, 2013 Pryor, Cochran: New Study Validates No Need for Mandatory Flood Insurance Behind Healthy Levees
March 8, 2013 Cochran Endorses Small Farm Exemption from EPA Fuel Spill Rule
March 8, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Bill to Exempt Small Farms from Burdensome Fuel Storage Requirements
March 1, 2013 Landrieu, Cochran Introduce Bill to Improve Federal Disaster Programs for Small Businesses
Feb. 8, 2013 Letter to Acting Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank, Miss. Senators - Trade Issues
Feb. 6, 2013 Cochran Backs Public-Private Fish & Wildlife Measure
Jan. 23, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Keystone XL Pipeline
Nov. 30, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 15, 2012 Cochran Statement on BP Criminal Penalty Settlement
Oct. 5, 2012 Letter to President Obama
July 26, 2012 Cochran and Wicker Back Rigs to Reefs Legislation
June 6, 2012 NOAA Approves $1.7 Million in Grants for Mississippi Estuary, Coastal Management Projects
May 24, 2012 Cochran Statement on 60-Day Extension & Debate Agreement on National Flood Insurance Program
May 16, 2012 Cochran Sharply Critical of EPA Views on Desoto Co. Air Quality
May 11, 2012 Letter to Senate Conferees
May 7, 2012 Mississippi Lawmakers Critical of EPA Ozone Non-Compliance Decision for DeSoto County
April 20, 2012 Senators Recognize Ducks Unlimited for Habitat Conservation
April 11, 2012 Cochran, Wicker Critical of Mexican Duties on United States Poultry
March 30, 2012 Cochran, Wicker: Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps Out of Bounds with Clean Water Act "Guidance"
March 8, 2012 Cochran, Wicker Praise Senate Passage of Restore the Gulf Coast Act
March 2, 2012 The Biloxi Sun Herald - Senators Take Aim at Obama Administration's Interior Cuts
Feb. 15, 2012 Wicker, Cochran, Nunnelee Press EPA Officials to Reverse Harmful DeSoto County Decision
Nov. 3, 2011 Cochran Votes to Allow Debate n Highway Funding & Regulatory Relief Legislation
Sept. 23, 2011 Legislation To Stop EPA Dust Regulations Cosponsored by Mississiipi Senators Cochran & Wicker
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