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Chellie Pingree's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Chellie M. Pingree
Office: U.S. House (ME) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 10, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 3 Children: Hannah, Cecily, Asa
Birth Date: 04/02/1955
Birth Place: Minneapolis, MN
Home City: North Haven, ME
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
College of the Atlantic - "COA Alumna Heads for the National Stage"
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Chellie Pingree on the Environment
Chellie Pingree's Record on the Environment
Issue Position: A Clean Energy Future
Issue Position: Energy
Aug. 7, 2014 Letter to Walter Cruickshank, Acting Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management - Opposing Atlantic Drilling
Aug. 5, 2014 Pingree Helps Lead Congressional Effort to Block Approval of Toxic Weed-Killer
Aug. 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - White House Should Feature American Flowers
July 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
July 10, 2014 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
July 10, 2014 Michaud and Pingree Help Restore Funding for Tidal Power in Federal Spending Bill
June 26, 2014 Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 13, 2014 National Park Service Preliminary Analysis Out Today says York River Would be Good Candidate for Wild and Scenic Status
June 2, 2014 Praising EPA Proposal on Global Warming Pollution
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 28, 2014 Southern Maine Receives Brownfield Grants
May 21, 2014 Pingree Introduces Bill to Study Impact of Ocean Acidification on Coastal Communities
May 8, 2014 EPA Names New Superfund Site in Maine
May 6, 2014 New Climate Assessment Highlights Threats to Maine Economy, Environment
April 30, 2014 Recognizing Maine Appalachian Trail Club for White Cap Mountain Project
March 4, 2014 York River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2013
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Paul Ford, Acting Regional Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Administration Region I - FEMA Disaster Assistance for December Ice Storm
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Tier 3 Standards
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a Model for the Nation
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency - Flood Insurance Rate Maps
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 14, 2014 Congresswoman Pingree Participates in White House Round Table Discussion on Climate Change
Dec. 4, 2013 State Department Decides to Review any Changes for Portland Pipeline
Sept. 18, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - McGovern Joins New England Delegation on Letter to EPA Opposing Changes to Clean Air Funding
June 25, 2013 President's Launches Climate Change Initiative
May 23, 2013 Pingree to reintroduce York River Bill; would lead to federal investment, protect local environment
May 21, 2013 Pingree Backs Legislation that Would Block Fast-Track Approval for Tar Sand Oil in Portland Pipeline
May 10, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary of Department of the Interior - Preserving the Environment
March 1, 2013 Fisheries Officials Intend to Pay for At-Sea Monitoring
Jan. 30, 2013 Michaud and Pingree Applaud $1.3 Million in Grants for Two Conservation Projects in Maine
Jan. 26, 2013 Pingree Addresses Tar Sands Opponents in Portland
Aug. 6, 2012 Pingree Asks EPA to Loosen Ethanol Requirements During Historic Drought
June 8, 2012 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2013
June 7, 2012 House Unanimously Passes Pingree's York River bill
June 5, 2012 York River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2011
June 1, 2012 House to Vote on Pingree's York River bill
May 30, 2012 Maine to get Over $4 Million to Clean Up Hazardous Sites
May 24, 2012 Michaud Announces $3.4 Million in EPA Grants for Maine Communities
Feb. 15, 2012 Protecting Investment in Oil Shale the Next Generation of Environmental, Energy, and Resource Security Act
Feb. 8, 2012 Letter to Interior Secretary Salazar
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