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Gary Peters' Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Gary C. Peters
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 14, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Colleen; 3 Children: Gary Jr., Madeleine, Alana
Birth Date: 12/01/1958
Birth Place: Pontiac, MI
Home City: Bloomfield Township, MI
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Energy Policy
Issue Position: Solving America's Energy Crisis
June 11, 2014 Peters-Stabenow Bipartisan Bill to Cut Red Tape for Michigan Auto Dealers & Consumers Signed Into Law
June 4, 2014 Peters Statement on Proposed EPA Rule
May 20, 2014 Peters Praises Bipartisan Passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act
April 7, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Renewable Fuel Standard Volume Obligations
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 14, 2014 Letter to Doug Lamborn, Chairman of the Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act
March 4, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarhy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Petroleum Coke Hazards and Storage
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Great Lakes Navigation System
Feb. 4, 2014 Peters: Serious Concerns Over Pet Coke Storage Remain Unresolved
Jan. 8, 2014 Clean Air Act Amendment
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director, Executive Office of the President - Fund the Great Lakes Navigation System
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Congressmen Bill Shuster, Barbara Boxer, Nick Rahall, and David Vitter - Water Resources Reform and Development Act
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Joint Review Panel Secretariat, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission - Ontario Nuclear Waste Site near Great Lakes Potentially Threatens Both U.S. and Canada's Economy, Water Resources
Oct. 22, 2013 Letter to Senators Barbara Mikulski and Richard Shelby and Representatives Harold Rogers and Nita Lowey - Continue to Fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Aug. 6, 2013 At Community Roundtable, Peters Calls for GAO to Identify Best Practices for Storing & Handling Pet Coke
July 30, 2013 Peters: We Need Answers about Petroleum Coke Storage
July 30, 2013 Senators Introduce Bill to Study Effects of Petroleum Coke
July 25, 2013 Peters Warns Other States about Uncontained Petroleum Coke Piles' Effect on the Community
June 20, 2013 Fugitive Dust "Appears to be an Issue" from Petroleum Coke Piles on Detroit Waterfront
June 5, 2013 Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Responds to Rep. Peters' Concerns about Pet Coke Piles Stormwater Contamination
May 31, 2013 U.S. Rep. Gary Peters & MP Brian Masse Call on Great Lakes Governors, Premiers to Address Petroleum Coke Piles
May 22, 2013 Peters to Demand Investigation into Health, Environmental Impact of Petroleum Coke
May 13, 2013 Letter to Honorable Bill Shuster, Chairman, and Honorable Nick Rahal, Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Preserving the Great Lakes Region
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran of the Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations - Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI)
March 15, 2013 U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Applauds President Obama's Call for New Investments in Clean Energy Research and Development
March 7, 2013 U.S. Senator Stabenow and U.S. Rep. Peters Introduce Advanced Vehicle Technology Act of 2013
March 16, 2012 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran, Members of the House Great Lakes Task Force
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Chairmen Rogers and Simpson and Ranking Members Dicks and Moran
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
July 22, 2011 Letter to President Obama
July 19, 2011 In Opposition to Anti-Environmental Legislation
April 21, 2011 Peters: Environmental Protection Creates Jobs & Helps Local Economy
Dec. 14, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Nancy Pelosi and The Honorable Steny Hoyer
Dec. 8, 2010 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Ray LaHood, Secretary U.S. Department of Transportation
Nov. 22, 2010 Peters Urges House to Act on Asian Carp Legislation Before End of Year
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The President
June 29, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Asian Carp
Dec. 18, 2009 Letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson, U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Thad W. Allen and Fish & Wildlife Service Director Sam D. Hamilton
June 9, 2009 Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Act
June 8, 2009 U.S House Approves "Cash For Clunkers" Legislation
May 19, 2009 Congressman Peter's Statement On New Fuel Efficiency Standards
Jan. 23, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Green Job Creation
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Energy & Environment
Jan. 1, 2014 http://www.petersformichigan.com/issues/environment/
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