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Thomas Vilsack's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' James Vilsack
Office: U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/20/2009
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Christie; 2 Children: Jess, Doug
Birth Date: 12/13/1950
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA
Home City: Mt. Pleasant, IA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Energy and Environmental Security
Aug. 19, 2014 USDA Invests New Conservation Funds to Improve Lake Erie Water Quality
Aug. 12, 2014 USDA Announces Selection of Advisory Committee Members to Help Guide Management of Public Forests and Grasslands
Aug. 6, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Provides Six-Month Update on Farm Bill Implementation Progress
Aug. 6, 2014 U.S. Forest Service Will Award $14 Million for Working Forests
July 18, 2014 Blog: Help for Rural Californians Suffering Through Drought
July 18, 2014 USDA Provides Aid to 73,000 Rural Californians Impacted by Drought
July 9, 2014 USDA Provides 12-Week Progress Update on Disaster Assistance
July 2, 2014 USDA to Invest in Red River Basin Conservation Effort
June 30, 2014 Statement from Secretary Vilsack on Anniversary of Yarnell Hill and South Canyon Fires
June 26, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces the 2014 National Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grants to Support Climate Resilience and Green Infrastructure
June 20, 2014 USDA Announces Landmark Commitment to Improve Sage-Grouse Habitat
May 27, 2014 Chairwoman Stabenow, Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Launch National Initiative that Will Make Major Investment in Great Lakes Conservation
May 27, 2014 USDA, Partners Usher in a New Era in Conservation
May 22, 2014 Obama Administration Announces $6.7 Million to Hire Young People to Work on Public Lands Across the Nation
May 20, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Announces Action to Combat Insects and Diseases that Weaken Forests, Increase Fire Risk
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee - Farm Bill: Implementation and Next Steps
May 6, 2014 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on National Climate Assessment
May 2, 2014 Blog: Secretary's Column: Landmark Farm Bill Support for Conservation Helps to Boost Rural Economy
May 1, 2014 New Programs Authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill Help Restore Wetlands, Support Outdoor Recreation Activities, Boost the Economy
April 25, 2014 Blog: Secretary's Column: Supporting Families Facing Adversity: USDA Achieves Results for Producers after Week One of Disaster Assistance Sign Up
April 22, 2014 USDA Awards Research Grants to Address the Impact of Climate Change on U.S. Agriculture Production
April 22, 2014 On Earth Day, U.S. Forest Service Seeks Applications for Wood to Energy Projects
April 22, 2014 USDA Rural Development Celebrates Earth Day by Supporting Water Quality Projects in 40 States and Puerto Rico
April 15, 2014 Sign-Up Begins Today for USDA Disaster Assistance Programs Restored by Farm Bill
April 11, 2014 Blog: Disaster Assistance Sign Up for Farmers and Ranchers to Begin April 15
April 9, 2014 Obama Administration Outlines New Strategy to Better Protect Communities, Businesses and Public and Private Lands from the Threat of Wildland Fire Ahead of 2014 Fire Season
April 7, 2014 USDA Officially Announces Sign-Up Date for Farmer and Rancher Disaster Assistance Programs
April 3, 2014 USDA, EPA Partner to Improve Access to Clean Water, Improved Infrastructure in U.S.-Mexico Border Region
March 28, 2014 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack - Methane Reduction Strategy
March 18, 2014 USDA Announces Support for Innovative, Sustainable Wood Building Materials to Protect Environment and Create Jobs
March 14, 2014 Hearing of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Budget Hearing - Department of Agriculture
March 13, 2014 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack - Jason Crisp
March 7, 2014 Blog: New Farm Bill and 2015 Budget Expand Opportunity in Rural America
March 4, 2014 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Proposed FY 2015 Budget
Feb. 28, 2014 Secretary Vilsack Addresses Commodity Classic on Farm Bill Implementation
Feb. 14, 2014 Obama Administration Announces Additional Assistance to Californians Impacted by Drought
Feb. 7, 2014 Secretary's Column: Innovation for a Stronger Rural America
Feb. 5, 2014 Secretary Vilsack Announces Regional Hubs to Help Agriculture, Forestry Mitigate the Impacts of a Changing Climate
Feb. 4, 2014 USDA Launches Effort to Assist California Producers Affected by Drought
Jan. 27, 2014 USDA Offers Hurricane Sandy Victims a New Opportunity to Enroll Land into Easements
Jan. 17, 2014 Joint Statement from Secretaries Jewell, Pritzker and Vilsack on the Drought Declaration in California
Jan. 13, 2014 USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack Addresses American Farm Bureau Convention
Dec. 18, 2013 USDA Brings Additional Relief to Landowners Affected by Hurricane Sandy
Dec. 11, 2013 Secretary Vilsack Announces Partnership to Advance Commercial Potential of Cellulosic Nanomaterial from Wood
Dec. 6, 2013 Secretary's Column: A New Report Shows the Critical Benefits of Farm Bill Conservation
Dec. 4, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Energy Efficiency Loan Program to Lower Costs for Consumers, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Nov. 22, 2013 Blog: A New Partnership to Sack Food Waste
Nov. 15, 2013 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on EPA 2014 Volume Standards
Nov. 6, 2013 USDA Invests in Research to Convert Beetle-Killed Trees into Renewable Energy
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