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Robert Byrd's Public Statements on Issue: Energy

Full Name: Robert C. Byrd
Gender: Male
Family: Widowed; 2 Children: Mona, Marjorie
Birth Date: 11/20/1917
Birth Place: North Wilkesboro, NC
Home City: Sophia, WV
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Energy Policy
June 10, 2010 Byrd Statement on Murkowski "Disapproval Resolution"
April 15, 2010 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, The Honorable Lindsey Graham, and The Honorable Joseph Lieberman
Dec. 3, 2009 Op-Ed: "Coal Must Embrace The Future"
Oct. 14, 2009 Energy And Water Development And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 - Conference Report - Continued
Oct. 7, 2009 Byrd Calls on Massey Energy to Act Responsibly in Marsh Fork
Aug. 17, 2009 Byrd Applauds Completion Of New Hydrogen Fueling Facility In Charleston
Aug. 6, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
Aug. 4, 2009 Funding Measure Aids Efforts To Develop Clean Coal Technologies
Oct. 1, 2008 Tribute to Senators
Sept. 26, 2008 Stimulus Bill
Sept. 24, 2008 Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009 - Continuing Resolution Highlights
July 31, 2008 Byrd Comments on Second Stimulus Supplemental Appropriations Bill, Releases Details of Chairman's Mark
April 10, 2008 New Direction for Energy Independence, National Security, and Consumer Protection Act and the Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2007
June 21, 2007 Creating Long-Term Energy Alternatives for the Nation Act of 2007
June 19, 2007 Creating Long-Term Energy Alternatives for the Nation Act of 2007
June 18, 2007 Byrd Working to Broker Coal-to-Liquids Energy Deal
Oct. 11, 2006 Letter to President George W. Bush
Sept. 29, 2006 Senate Resolution 600--Designating October 12, 2006, as "National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day"
Aug. 1, 2006 Gulf of Mexico Security Act of 2006--Continued
April 19, 2006 Byrd Funds for WVU Coal-to-Liquids Headed for Campus
Feb. 22, 2006 Coal a Cornerstone for Energy Independent Future
Jan. 31, 2006 State of the Union Focuses on Energy Independence
Dec. 8, 2005 Mountain State Ready to Lead New Energy Future
Nov. 15, 2005 Byrd Presses Forward with Coal-to-Liquids Ideas
Nov. 14, 2005 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2006--Conference Report
July 29, 2005 Energy Policy Act of 2005--Conference Report
July 28, 2005 Byrd and Rockefeller to Vote for Energy Bill -- Agreement Strengthens Coal's Future
June 23, 2005 Electric Transmission Property Depreciation
June 22, 2005 Energy Policy Act of 2005
June 6, 2005 MSNBC Hardball - Transcript
April 11, 2005 The Gasoline Crisis - A Time for Action
April 11, 2005 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 19, 2004 Letter to President George W. Bush
Nov. 20, 2003 Energy Policy Act of 2003-Conference Report-Continued
Nov. 7, 2003 An Infinite Mirage and a Boundless Facade
Oct. 30, 2003 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2004-Resumed
Oct. 30, 2003 Climate Stewardship Act of 2003
Sept. 16, 2003 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2004-Continued
July 30, 2003 Energy Policy Act of 2003-Continued
May 22, 2003 Department of Energy Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2004
May 7, 2003 "Byrd's-Eye View" Column: Coal for America's Future
April 30, 2003 Fiscal Year 2004 Budget Request for the Department of Homeland Security
March 27, 2003 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions - S. 727
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