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Eleanor Norton's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Eleanor Holmes Norton
Office: U.S. House (DC) - Delegate, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/1990
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - Delegate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary April 1, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: John, Katherine
Birth Date: 06/13/1937
Birth Place: Washington, DC
Home City: Washington, DC
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
April 7, 2014 Norton Introduces Bill to Upgrade Public Golf Courses in D.C. and Create a World-Class Golf Course
April 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect the Chesapeake Watershed
April 2, 2014 Norton Gets Answers for Spring Valley Community at Hearing Today
April 1, 2014 Norton to Press for Answers on Spring Valley and Flood Control at Hearing Tomorrow
March 31, 2014 Letter to Hal Rogers, Nita Lowey, Robert Aderholt and Sam Farr - Request for Disaster Relief Programs
March 28, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman and Jim Moran, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, of the Committee on Appropriations - Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
March 11, 2014 Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act
March 6, 2014 Letter to Tara Morrison, Superintendent, National Park Service - Progress Report on the Rock Creek Park Trail Project
March 4, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarhy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Petroleum Coke Hazards and Storage
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administration, Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Feb. 5, 2014 The Introduction of the Civil War Defenses of Washington National Historical Park Act
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 16, 2014 The Introduction of the Rock Creek National Park in the District of Columbia Act
Sept. 4, 2013 Letter to Superintendent Gopaul Noojibail, National Park Service - Residents' Questions and Concerns about an Environmental Remedy for Kenilworth Park
July 23, 2013 Norton Testifies in Support of Her Bill Designating the Rachel Carson Nature Trail in D.C.
April 22, 2013 On Earth Day, Norton Puts Emphasis on the Congressional Coal-Burning Power Plant and Anacostia River Cleanup
Jan. 14, 2013 Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013
July 25, 2012 Hearing of the Water Resources and the Environment Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
July 2, 2012 Norton Introduces the Rachel Carson Nature Trail Designation Act of 2012
June 29, 2012 The Introduction of the Rachel Carson Nature Trail Designation Act of 2012
May 24, 2012 Letter to Chairman Lucas and Lungren and Ranking Members Alexander and Brady
May 7, 2012 Conveyance of Parcel, Tracy, California
March 8, 2012 Norton to Speak at Press Conference Announcing $5 Million Fund to Protect and Restore Anacostia River
Feb. 15, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3408, Protecting Investment in Oil Shale the Next Generation of Environmental, Energy, and Resource Security Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3813, Securing Annuities for Federal Employees Act of 2012
Nov. 3, 2011 Norton's Southwest Waterfront Redevelopment Bill Approved by Committee
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 26, 2011 Norton To Give Remarks at Public Meeting on the Demolition of Notorious Contaminated House in Spring Valley
Sept. 23, 2011 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator - EPA
Sept. 15, 2011 Norton Gets Identification of Anacostia River Substance Discovered by Residents
Aug. 18, 2011 Norton Requests Briefing by Coast Guard and Army Corps on Reported Oil Spill in Anacostia River
July 26, 2011 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
June 22, 2011 Introduction of the Bill to Develop the Southwest Waterfront in the District of Columbia
April 12, 2011 Norton Commemorates Equal Pay Day with Bill to Bring Women's Pay Into the 21st Century
April 1, 2011 Norton Reintroduces Nuclear Disarmament Bill in Wake of Japan's Nuclear Catastrophe
March 15, 2011 GAO Says Federal Agencies Will Pay Stormwater Fees Like Other DC Rate Payers as Required by Norton's Bill
Feb. 8, 2011 Norton to Speak at Press Conference Urging Congress to Swear Off Bottled Water and Encourage Use of Tap Water
Feb. 8, 2011 Norton Urges Congress to Save Money and the Environment by Ditching Bottled Water
Dec. 29, 2010 Norton Calls EPA Administrator for a Meeting on Cancer-Causing Chemical in D.C.'s Water
Dec. 23, 2010 Norton Ends the 111th Congress with a Big Win Against the Federal Government and for D.C. Residents
Nov. 16, 2010 Kingman And Heritage Islands Act Of 2010
Oct. 20, 2010 Letter To Jonathan B. Jarvis, Director, National Park Service
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The President
Sept. 28, 2010 Norton's Bill Transferring to DC Kingman and Heritage Islands Passes Senate
July 20, 2010 Deauthorizing Portion of Potomac River Water Project
July 13, 2010 A Bill to Amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act
June 15, 2010 Norton Says Hearing Today Will Focus on Solutions to D.C.'s Lead Issue
May 26, 2010 Norton to Meet with CDC Director on Lead in D.C. Water Wednesday, May 26
May 18, 2010 Norton Bills Giving D.C. Its Own Hatch Act Jurisdiction and Another Restoring Kingman and Heritage Islands On Way to Senate Floor
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