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John Yarmuth's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: John A. Yarmuth
Office: U.S. House (KY) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Catherine; 1 Child: Aaron
Birth Date: 11/04/1947
Birth Place: Louisville, KY
Home City: Louisville, KY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Energy
May 8, 2014 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman Committee on Energy and Commerce - Hearing on National Climate Assessment
March 25, 2014 Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining in America
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
June 25, 2013 Statement on President's Climate Change Plan
Feb. 6, 2013 Reps. Yarmuth, Slaughter Introduce Bill to Study Health Consequences of Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining
July 2, 2012 Louisville Receives $1.6 Million Federal Grant to Retrofit Diesel-Powered Equipment
July 2, 2012 Louisville Receives $1.6 Million Federal Grant to Retrofit Diesel-Powered Equipment
April 20, 2012 Rep. Yarmuth's Statement on Federal Approval of Critical Ohio River Bridges Project Environmental Impact Report
April 20, 2012 Statement on Approval of Bridges Project Environmental Impact
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Leader Pelosi, Leader Cantor, and Whip Hoyer
Nov. 15, 2011 The GOP's Job Proposals
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
June 13, 2011 Yarmuth and Fischer Announce $900,000 in Federal Grants to Target Brownfields
Feb. 15, 2011 Letter to U.S. House of Representatives
June 9, 2010 Letter to Tony Hayward Chief Executive Officer, BP
Oct. 1, 2009 The Stimulus Package Has Been Productive
Sept. 15, 2009 Yarmuth Applauds EPA's Scrutiny of Mountaintop Removal Mining Permits; Urges Greater Restrictions on Damaging Practice
June 11, 2009 Yarmuth Commends Decision To Limit Mountaintop Removal Damage, Calls For Congress To Take Further Action
May 19, 2009 Changing Our Energy Policy
April 22, 2009 Budget Deficit
June 25, 2008 Fox News "Your World" - Transcript
June 12, 2008 Yarmuth Champions Legislation to Dramatically Increase US Oil Supply
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Environment
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Energy
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