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Kirsten Gillibrand's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Office: U.S. Senate (NY) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Combating Global Climate Change
Nov. 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins, Collins Urge USDA to Immediately Conduct Damage Assessment of Impact of Historic Snowstorm on WNY Farms
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Immediately Conducting Damage Assessment of Impact of Historic Snowstorm on WNY Farms
Nov. 20, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Be Ready to Swiftly Approve Disaster Declaration for Erie County & Other WNY Counties Impacted by Historic Snowstorm
Nov. 14, 2014 Schumer & Gillibrand Call for Immediate FEMA Investigation Into Whether Long Island Homeowners Are Being Treated Fairly & Without Bias By Write-Your-Own Insurance Companies That Have Denied Their Claims
Nov. 14, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Calling for Immediate Investigation Into Whether Long Island Homeowners Are Being Treated Fairly & Without Bias
Nov. 14, 2014 Standing On The North Shore Of Long Island, Gillibrand Pushes New Legislation To Ban Plastic Microbeads In Personal Care Products
Nov. 13, 2014 Nadler and Key Leaders Hail Major Milestone for the Cross Harbor Freight Project with Release of New Draft Tier One EIS; Tout Benefits of the Cross Harbor Rail Freight Tunnel
Nov. 13, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announces Over $1M in Federal Funding for Town of Hempstead's Infrastructure Repairs Following Superstorm Sandy
Nov. 7, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Approximately $1.5 Million in FEMA Funds for High-Priority Stream Gauges along Mohawk River, Oswego River & Upper Hudson River Basins
Oct. 30, 2014 Governor Cuomo Announces $10.6 Million in Funding for Upstate Disaster-Relief Housing
Oct. 27, 2014 Standing On The Shore Of Lake Ontario, Gillibrand Pushes New Legislation To Ban Plastic Microbeads In Personal Care Products
Oct. 24, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $800,000 In FEMA Funding For The Town Of Richmondville In Schoharie County
Oct. 23, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $90 Million in FEMA Funding for Flood-Prone Bridges in the Hudson Valley
Oct. 22, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $660,000 In Federal Funds To Improve And Repair Sewer System In Town Of Owego -- Senators Pushed FEMA To Increase Funding Allocation After Initial Allocation Was Insufficient To Cover Damage From Tropical Storm Lee
Oct. 22, 2014 Senator Wrote Letter to National Park Service in Support of the Application in September
Oct. 22, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $2.4 Million in Federal Funds for Sandy-Repairs at Long Beach's West Elementary School
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director the Office of Budget and Management - Fracking Rule Should be Strongest Possible Standard
Sept. 19, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $1.6 Billion in Federal Sandy-Relief Funding for Long Island Has Been Obligated
Sept. 19, 2014 Letter to People's Climate March Participants - Support for People's Climate March in New York City
Sept. 17, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Nadler, Jeffries, Savino, Brook-Krasny, Treyger Announce $25 Million Army Corps Contract Awarded for Coney Island T-Groin Project to Help Protect Shoreline
Sept. 16, 2014 Lawmakers Announce Army Corps Contract for Project to Help Protect Waterfront Communities in Brooklyn That Were Hammered by Superstorm Sandy
Sept. 5, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Delaware County to Receive More Than $1.7 Million in FEMA Funds to Purchase Flood-Prone Properties Damaged By 2011 Floods
Sept. 5, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $3.3 Million in FEMA Funding for Broome County
Sept. 5, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Ulster County to Receive More Than $1.4 Million in FEMA Funds to Purchase Flood-Prone Properties Damaged By Recent Hurricanes
Aug. 27, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Urge FEMA to Reconsider Decision to Deny Steuben County Federal Disaster Assistance for Major June Storm
Aug. 27, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Reconsidering Decision to Deny Steuben County Federal Disaster Assistance for Major June Storm
July 29, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Engel Announce City Of New Rochelle Will Receive More Than $1.8 Million In FEMA Funding To Repair Damages To Hudson Park Infrastructure Damaged By Hurricane Sandy
July 28, 2014 Standing On The Shore Of Mirror Lake, Gillibrand Discusses Legislation To Prevent Future Invasive Species
July 21, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Engel Announce, After Their Push, City of New Rochelle Will Receive More Than $1.4 Million in FEMA Funding To Repair Damages to Municipal Marina and Docks Damaged By Hurricane Sandy
July 21, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - Electric Transmission Lines
July 18, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $7 Million In Federal Funding For Sandy-Related Sewage Decontamination At 392 Homes Throughout Nassau County
July 17, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Include Microbeads and Microplastics in the GLRI Action Plan
July 17, 2014 Gillibrand Urges Feds To Add Microbeads & Microplastics To List Of Great Lakes Contaminants
July 8, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce FEMA Has Issued Disaster Declaration For 11 Upstate Counties, Which Will Unlock Critical Federal Funds That Will Help Upstate NY Recover From Recent Storms & Flooding
July 8, 2014 After Harmful Algal Blooms Found In Long Island Lakes & Waterways, Gillibrand Announces Bipartisan Legislation To Stop The Spread Of Harmful Algal Blooms Signed Into Law By The President
July 3, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $925,000 In Funding For Groundwork USA In Yonkers
July 1, 2014 At Gillibrand's Urging, Albany Pine Bush Preserve Designated National Natural Landmark
June 30, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives on Appropriations, and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations - Plum Island
June 23, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $4 Million In Federal Funding For Much-Needed Emergency Equipment At Bay Park Dewatering Facility After Superstorm Sandy
June 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand: Federal Support Will Help Flood-Impacted Communities
June 18, 2014 Gillibrand Announces Final Congressional Passage Of Bipartisan Legislation To Stop The Spread Of Harmful Algal Blooms In NY Waterways -- Heads To Presidents Desk To Be Signed Into Law
June 17, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Request for a Major Disaster Declaration
June 17, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Urge President Obama & FEMA To Quickly Approve Disaster Declaration For Upstate Communities
May 29, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Urge FEMA, SA to Be Ready to Swiftly Approve Disaster Declaration for Up to Six Severely Impacted Finger Lakes Counties
May 27, 2014 Letter to Barbara Boxer, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, and David Vitter, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works - Regarding Plan to Restore Great Lakes
May 22, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $4.3 Million in Federal Sandy Funding for Bellevue Hospital
May 20, 2014 Gillibrand Announces $200,000 Job Training Grant for St. Nick's Alliance: Funding Will Help Train Over 100 Brooklyn Students & Graduates for Green Workforce
May 20, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $2.4 Million in Federal Funding for Debris Removal in Town of North Hempstead After Superstorm Sandy
May 16, 2014 Gillibrand Secures Measures to Strengthen Army Corps Disaster Response in Final Water Resources Bill
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