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Patrick Leahy's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: The Environment, Energy and Natural Resources
Sept. 25, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Arctic Drilling
Sept. 18, 2015 Letter to U.S. Chamber of Commerce Companies - Climate Denial Efforts
Sept. 17, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, and Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Reauthorize and Fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund
Aug. 5, 2015 Leahy, Sanders and Welch Announce $291,965 In Land And Water Conservation Fund Grants To Six Vermont Communities
Aug. 3, 2015 Leahy Hails President's Clean Power Plan
July 9, 2015 FY16 SFOPS Full Committee Markup Bill Summary
July 9, 2015 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt., Ranking Member, State Department And Foreign Operations Subcommittee, Of The Appropriations Committee) On Passage Of Amendment To Permit U.S. Contribution To The Green Climate Fund
June 29, 2015 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary Committee, On The Supreme Court's Decision in Michigan v. Environmental Protection Agency Blocking Environmental Protection Agency's Regulation of Toxic Pollutants from Coal-Fired Power Plants
June 29, 2015 Letter to All State Governors - Input on National Energy Policy
June 19, 2015 Leahy: $1.1 Million Grant Will Support Micro-Grants To Spawn Efforts By Groups Across The Champlain Basin
June 18, 2015 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On Pope Francis' Encyclical On Climate Change
June 5, 2015 Vermont Electric Cooperative Receives $2.1 M from FEMA for Clean-Up Efforts from the December 2014 Storm
May 27, 2015 Leahy, Sanders Voice Opposition To Oil Drilling In Arctic Ocean
May 27, 2015 Leahy, Sanders Voice Opposition To Oil Drilling In Arctic Ocean
May 22, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the US Department of the Interior - Halting Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling
May 1, 2015 Blog: 25 Years Later, Forest Conservation Programs Still Help Keep Our Working Forests Thriving And Working
March 31, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change
Jan. 14, 2015 Lake Champlain Water Quality Efforts Net $16 M. Over 5 Years Under New USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program
Dec. 12, 2014 Vermont Rivers Recognized as "Wild and Scenic Rivers'
Dec. 10, 2014 Leahy Announces Key Win For Lake Champlain In Federal Budget Bill
Nov. 24, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader, of the Senate - Funding Solution for LWCF
Nov. 18, 2014 To Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline
Nov. 14, 2014 Leahy Statement on President's $3 Billion Climate Change Pledge
Nov. 12, 2014 Leahy Applauds Groundbreaking US-China Agreement to Combat Climate Change
Sept. 19, 2014 Letter to People's Climate March Participants - Support for People's Climate March in New York City
Sept. 18, 2014 Leahy: $650,000 In Grants Available To Organizations To Address Water Quality And Conservation Concerns On Lake Champlain
Aug. 28, 2014 Comment of Senator Patrick Leahy On Confirmation That Another Invasive Species -- The Spiny Water Flea -- Has Reached Lake Champlain
Aug. 28, 2014 USDA Sec. Vilsack Visits Vermont
July 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Clarity Over the Clean Water Act
July 30, 2014 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On A Short-Term Extension Of The Highway Trust Fund
July 25, 2014 Leahy: Vermont Nets $6.8 M. In Homeland Security Preparedness Grants
July 14, 2014 Klobuchar, Leahy Introduce Legislation to Improve North Country Scenic Trail Route in Minnesota and Boost State Tourism
July 11, 2014 Two Vermont Working Forest Projects Funded Under Leahy-Authored Forest Legacy Program
June 12, 2014 Russia
June 2, 2014 Leahy Praises EPA's Historic New Limits On Pollution From The Power Sector
April 9, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Strong Investment in Important Land Conservation Programs
April 9, 2014 Hearing of the Interior Appropriations Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Environmental Protection Agency Fiscal Year 2015 Budget
March 31, 2014 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On the 21st Anniversary of World Water Day
March 31, 2014 World Water Day
Jan. 31, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Announce $2.5 Million in Heating Assistance for VT
Jan. 30, 2014 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On Senate Passage Of S. 1926 The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act Of 2014
Jan. 14, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Grant Temporary Protected Status to Filipinos in Wake of Devastating Typhoon
Oct. 15, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed
Oct. 15, 2013 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy Local Economies and Natural Resources Hurt by the Artificial, Made-In-Washington Shutdown
Sept. 26, 2013 With Time Running Out For Champlain Basin River Gages, Leahy Announces Funding Solution To Keep Them Operating
Sept. 20, 2013 Leahy Praises EPA Announcement Of New Limits On Pollution From Future Power Plants
Sept. 9, 2013 Chiribiquete National Park
Aug. 23, 2013 Vermont Recovers from Irene
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