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Kirsten Gillibrand's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Kirsten E. Gillibrand
Office: U.S. Senate (NY) - Jr, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/23/2009
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Jonathan; 2 Children: Theodore, Henry
Birth Date: 12/09/1966
Birth Place: Albany, NY
Home City: Brunswick, NY
Date Title
April 11, 2014 At Gillibrand's Urging, Funding Secured for Owego Creek, Susquehanna, Chemung River Stream Gauges
April 9, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce USDA Expands Disaster Declaration To Help More Upstate Farms Damaged By Deep Winter Freeze
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 3, 2014 Gillibrand Announces Bipartisan Bill To Revitalize Industrial Sites Clears Senate Committe
March 14, 2014 Gillibrand Works To Secure Funding For Owego Stream Gauge
March 14, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works - Great Lakes Asian Carp
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 20, 2014 Gillibrand Announces Senate Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Stop the Spread of Harmful Algal Blooms in NY Waterways
Feb. 6, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Murphy Announce Key Senate Committee Passes Legislation to Protect Long Island Sound
Jan. 31, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $1.7 Million for New Drinking Water System in Town of Volney
Jan. 14, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Murphy Announces $3.9 Million in Federal Funding to Protect Long Island Sound
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Members of Congress Urge EPA Administrator McCarthy to Reduce Use of Harmful Climate Change-Causing Pollutant
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Grant Temporary Protected Status to Filipinos in Wake of Devastating Typhoon
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary Jo-Ellen Darcy, Department of Army - Asian Carp
Nov. 1, 2013 Gillibrand Commends President's Executive Order to Establish Task Force on Storm Resiliency Strategy
Aug. 27, 2013 Standing Overlooking Owasco Lake, Gillibrand & Maffei Announce Legislation to Prevent Future Invasive Species
Aug. 22, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand, Bishop Urge Army Corps to Expedite Emergency Stabilization Projects on Fire Island and Downtown Montauk; Projects Will Help Protect Long Island's South Shore Communities
Aug. 1, 2013 Sen. Gillibrand, Rep. Nadler introduce Bill to Reduce Air Pollution by Ports, Port Trucking
Aug. 1, 2013 Sen. Gillibrand, Rep. Nadler Introduce Bill to Reduce Air Pollution by Ports, Port Trucking
July 30, 2013 At Gillibrand & Schumer's Urging, Feds Lift Restrictions for Hundreds of Sandy Homeowners Currently Disqualified for Disaster Aid
July 30, 2013 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, Department of Agriculture - Emerald Ash Borer
July 19, 2013 Standing Overlooking Lake Champlain, Gillibrand Announces Legislation to Prevent Future Invasive Species
July 18, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce HUD to Provide Additional Flexibility to Sandy-Victims who Declared Gov't Loans Immediately After Superstorm Sandy; Senators Pushed for Rule Change to Allow to Maximum Sandy-Aid
June 25, 2013 Gillibrand Statement on President Obama's Plan to Address Climate Change
June 13, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Carbon Pollution
May 23, 2013 Sen. Gillibrand, Reps. Israel & DeLauro Announce Introduction of Legislation to Protect and Preserve Long Island Sound
May 22, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Reach Agreement to Reform Nation's Chemical Laws
May 15, 2013 U.S. Senate Passes Army Corps Bill Providing Funding for Great Lakes Ports and Giving Army Corps Permanent Authority to Prevent Asian Carp From Invading Great Lakes, NYS Waterways
May 9, 2013 Water Resources Development Act of 2013 - Continued
May 8, 2013 Gillibrand Announces Legislation to Delay Flood Insurance Increases for Sandy Victims
May 3, 2013 Letter to Chairman Reed and Ranking Member Murkowski - Protect Long Island Sound
April 30, 2013 New Federal Report Shows Need for Safe Chemicals Act
April 10, 2013 Lautenberg, Gillibrand Reintroduce "Safe Chemicals Act" to Protect Americans from Toxic Chemicals in Consumer Products
April 9, 2013 After Senators' Push: Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Long Island Farms Eligible for Funding to Repair Storm-Damaged Levees, Protecting Over 700 Acres of Land
March 29, 2013 At Gillibrand's Urging, Administration Releases New Third Tier of Emission Reduction Standards
March 22, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $360,000 For Hudson Valley Fire Departments - Funding Through FEMA's AFG Program Will Help Upgrade Key Firefighting Equipment
March 21, 2013 Letter to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan - Extend Deadline for Binghamton to Repay Federal Loan
March 21, 2013 Gillibrand Hails Lumi Solair As Environmental Champion
March 20, 2013 Key Senate Panel Passes Gillibrand Measure Giving Army Corps Permanent Authority To Prevent Asian Carp From Invading Great Lakes, NYS Waterways
March 20, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $1.2 Million In Federal Funding For Cleanup After Superstorm Sandy In White Plains
March 20, 2013 Key Senate Committee Passes Gillibrand Measures To Strengthen Army Corp's Disaster Response
March 18, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce that Dozens of Life-Saving River Gauges in Susquehanna River Basin will Remain Up-and-Running this Year -- Feds Have Heeded Call & Will Provide $215,000 in Disaster Relief Funding to Keep Gauges Online in Southern Tier
March 18, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand: Life-Saving Flood Protection Work Will Remain "On'
March 11, 2013 Senators Blumenthal, Gillibrand, Congressman Gibson, Tick-Borne Disease Alliance, And Weill Cornell Medical College Host NYC Forum On Silent Epidemic Of Lyme And Tick-Borne Diseases
Feb. 21, 2013 Letter to Nuclear Regulator Commission Chairman Allison Macfarlane - Nuclear Regulation
Feb. 20, 2013 Letter to Acting Administrator Perciasepe - Environmental Health
Jan. 30, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Protect Public Health
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Mr. Jeffrey D. Zients
Nov. 29, 2012 Gillibrand Calls for New Tier of Emission Reduction Standards
Oct. 10, 2012 Letter to Lt. General Bostick
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