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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: Running, 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
Issue Position: Global Warming
July 18, 2014 Begich Statement on EPA's Proposed Bristol Bay Designation
July 18, 2014 Begich Sponsors Duck Stamp Bill to Protect Habitat for Hunters
July 10, 2014 Begich Disappointed by Failure of Sportsmen's Act
July 8, 2014 Begich Urges FEMA to Respond to Threat of Erosion in AK
June 30, 2014 Begich Urges Military in Alaska to Prepare for Adverse Effects of Climate
June 24, 2014 Inspector General Echoes Begich Recommendations for Faster Action on Alaska's Rural and Tribal Disaster Recovery
June 10, 2014 Senator's Key Provisions Signed into Law in Final WRRDA Bill
June 6, 2014 Begich Chairs Hearing to Make Sure Firefighters Have Adequate Resources, Training to Fight Wildfires
June 2, 2014 Begich Statement on New Proposed EPA Rule
May 26, 2014 Begich in KPB to Assess Fire Situation, Thank Firefighters
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Regarding EPA Regulations on Coal
May 22, 2014 Begich Increases Funding Opportunities for Alaska Ports, Jobs for Port Communities
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations
May 20, 2014 FEMA to Provide Additional $2.5 Million of Mitigation Funding for Galena
May 16, 2014 Begich Uses Chairmanship to Demand Answers from FEMA on Flood Maps
May 7, 2014 Begich Pushes for Alaska Resource Development, Job Development
May 6, 2014 Begich: Climate Assessment Tells Alaskans What We Already Know
May 5, 2014 Begich Announces $1.3 Million in Federal Funding to Protect Galena Families from Flooding
May 1, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 30, 2014 Letter to Tom Tidwell, Chief of United States Forest Service - Big Thorne Timber Sale Approval Delays
April 21, 2014 Begich Comments on NOAA Arctic Action Plan
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 Meets with Top White House Advisor on the Arctic
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