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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
Issue Position: Combating Global Climate Change
July 21, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - Electric Transmission Lines
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 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 Gillibrand Urges Feds To Add Microbeads & Microplastics To List Of Great Lakes Contaminants
July 17, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Include Microbeads and Microplastics in the GLRI Action Plan
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
May 9, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Introduce Bill That Preserves And Improves the Delaware River Watershed
May 9, 2014 Bill Strengthens Environment, Fuels Economic Growth Around Key Upstate New York Resource
May 8, 2014 Sens. Carper, Coons, Booker, Menendez, Schumer, Gillibrand and Casey Introduce Bill that Preserves and Improves the Delaware River Watershed
May 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development - Hurricane Sandy Aid
May 5, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Nadler, Jeffries Announce Army Corps Project to Protect Coney Island Shoreline Clears Important Hurdle
April 28, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce, After Their Push, FEMA's "Proof Of Loss' Deadline Extended Six More Months; Will Help Ensure Sandy Victims Have Time to File Flood Insurance Claims
April 23, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Call for "Proof Of Loss' Extension for Sandy Victims; Deadline Fast Approaching & Many Homeowners Still Need Time to File Flood Insurance Claims
April 16, 2014 Gillibrand Calls for Usda Disaster Declaration to Help North Country Farms Damaged by Flooding
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 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works - Great Lakes Asian Carp
March 14, 2014 Gillibrand Works To Secure Funding For Owego Stream Gauge
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 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, Department of Agriculture - Emerald Ash Borer
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