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Mark Begich's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Mark Begich
Office: U.S. Senate (AK) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary Aug. 19, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Deborah; 1 Child: Jacob
Birth Date: 03/30/1962
Birth Place: Anchorage, AK
Home City: Anchorage, AK
Date Title
April 9, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - King Cove
March 31, 2014 Begich Pleased Supreme Court Will Not Hear Appeal of Katie John Case
March 27, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
March 24, 2014 Begich Statement on Anniversary of Exxon Valdez Spill
March 20, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Support for Alternatives to Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Alpine Satellite Development
March 12, 2014 Letter to Dennis McLerran, Region 10 Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Road Construction by Kuukpik Corporation
March 6, 2014 Begich, Rubio Team Up to Fight EPA Regulations
Feb. 28, 2014 Begich Comments on EPA Announcement on 404(c) Process
Feb. 14, 2014 Begich Receives Confirmation of Arctic Ambassador from State Department
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Mary Landrieu, Chair, Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - Develop Alaska Energy Resources
Feb. 5, 2014 Begich Fights to Keep Fed Lands Open for Alaskan Hunters and Anglers
Jan. 15, 2014 Begich Responds to EPA Announcement on Bristol Bay
Dec. 23, 2013 Begich Critical of Interior Decision on King Cove
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Jo Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Give Greens Creek Mine Expansion the Green Light
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Sen. Ron Wyden and Sen. Lisa Murkowski - Wildfire Coalition Grows In Senate
Nov. 7, 2013 Begich Bill Expands Hunting, Fishing Access on Federal Lands
Nov. 1, 2013 Begich Nominee Appointed to White House Task Force
Sept. 5, 2013 Begich Praises Innovative Carnival Cruise Ship Pollution Solution
Aug. 28, 2013 Begich Brokers Meeting Between EPA and Fairbanks Power Company
Aug. 26, 2013 Anchorage Daily News - Compass: Save Lives With a Road From King Cove to Cold Bay
Aug. 12, 2013 Blog: Back Home in Alaska for August
July 30, 2013 Begich Bills Increase Protection for Fisheries, Arctic Research
July 29, 2013 Begich Urges Final Approval of Greens Creek Tailings Expansion Permit
July 25, 2013 Begich Works to Reduce Wasteful Spending on Federal Programs
July 17, 2013 Begich to Arctic Experts: U.S. Must Lead on Arctic Issues
July 16, 2013 Begich Gains Support for Increased Icebreaker Capabilities, Coast Guard Activities in Arctic
July 8, 2013 Begich Comments on USDA Tongass Memorandum
June 13, 2013 Begich Announces Over $26 Million in Funding for Rural Communities
June 13, 2013 Begich Meets with Top White House Advisor on the Arctic
May 28, 2013 Begich Solicits Alaskans on Changing Arctic, Disaster Preparedness
May 23, 2013 Wicker, Begich, Schatz Introduce Bipartisan NOAA Corps Amendments Act
May 15, 2013 Begich Provision to Spur Arctic Deepwater Port Development Clears the Senate
May 13, 2013 Begich Sponsors Amendment to Spur Arctic Deep Water Port Development
May 2, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Don't Cut Timber Sales
April 26, 2013 Begich Statement on Revised Bristol Bay Assessment
April 23, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard - Oversight of the President's Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Requests for Coast Guard and NOAA
April 16, 2013 Administration Includes Begich Request for "Simpler Plan" in National Oceans Policy
April 5, 2013 Begich Responds to Release of Department of Interior Report on Arctic
April 1, 2013 Begich Notes Broad Concern for Increased Maritime Traffic
March 13, 2013 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Hydropower Bill
March 13, 2013 Senators Introduce Capitol Construction Fund Reforms for Fishermen
March 12, 2013 Revenue Sharing
March 8, 2013 Letter to Alaska State Directpr Bud Cribley
March 5, 2013 Begich Comments on Nominees to Head the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency
Feb. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Keystone XL Pipeline
Feb. 22, 2013 Begich Underwhelmed by NPR-A Development Plan
Feb. 19, 2013 Begich Applauds Apache Progress in Cook Inlet Exploration
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to President Obama - King Cove Road Access
Feb. 13, 2013 Begich Comments on President's State of the Union Speech
Feb. 5, 2013 Begich Blasts Interior Department Bureaucrats for Ignoring Alaskans
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