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Niki Tsongas' Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Nicola 'Niki' S. Tsongas
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 10/16/2007
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Widowed; 3 Children: Ashley, Katina, Molly
Birth Date: 04/26/1946
Birth Place: Chico, CA
Home City: Lowell, MA
Date Title
Issue Position: Energy & Environment
Issue Position: Global Warming
Aug. 12, 2014 Lowell Sun - National Parks Chief Plugs Fund in N. Chelmsford Playground Swing
June 23, 2014 Nashua River Wild and Scenic River Study Act
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 4, 2014 Tsongas, Rivera Announce EPA Action on Merrimac Paper Co. Site
June 2, 2014 EPA Announces Plan to Cut Carbon Emissions, Mirroring Local Initiative
May 28, 2014 Mass. Congressional Delegation Applauds New Funding to Clean and Revitalize Brownfields
May 16, 2014 Newsletter: Preserving the Planet Now and in the Future
May 6, 2014 White House Releases Major Report on Climate Change, Local Impact
April 4, 2014 Tsongas Rebukes Drilling on Conservation Land
April 3, 2014 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Climate Change and Clean Energy Initiatives
March 13, 2014 Water Rights Protection Act
March 4, 2014 Tsongas Statement on Flood Insurance Vote
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Administration - Correct Flood Maps
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 Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 10, 2014 Cape Cod National Seashore and other parks are underfunded, under threat
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
Sept. 17, 2013 7th Annual River Day to be Held September 21 in Lawrence, Hudson & Fitchburg
Sept. 10, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary Department of Interior - Safety and Environmental Requirements for Hydraulic Fracturing
July 8, 2013 Congresswoman Tsongas's E-Newsletter - Get Involved Every Week
June 4, 2013 Eagle Tribune - Tsongas Touts Bill to Create Urban Green Space
May 10, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary of Department of the Interior - Preserving the Environment
Sept. 19, 2012 Tsongas Speaks at Lawrence Economic Development Conference
Aug. 1, 2012 Tsongas Legislation Advances - Bill will Help Designate Nashua River as Wild & Scenic
June 28, 2012 Tsongas Bill to Designate Nashua River as Wild & Scenic Receives Favorable Congressional Subcommittee Hearing
May 4, 2012 Wild & Scenic Designation Sought for Nashua River
May 2, 2012 Tsongas Announces Legislation to Help Designate Nashua River as Wild & Scenic
April 24, 2012 Boundary Modification and Transfer of Administrative Jurisdiction, Cibola National Forest, New Mexico
April 24, 2012 Idaho Wilderness Water Resources Protection Act
Feb. 8, 2012 Letter to Interior Secretary Salazar
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Leader Pelosi, Leader Cantor, and Whip Hoyer
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to Ken Salazar, Secretary of Interior - Wilderness Designation for Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 8, 2011 Congress in Your Inbox From Congresswoman Niki Tsongas
Oct. 6, 2011 EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
Sept. 23, 2011 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator - EPA
May 17, 2011 In Lawrence, Tsongas Announces Introduction of Legislation to Help Cities Create Green Space
April 22, 2011 Tsongas Earth Day Statement
March 3, 2011 Interior Secretary Salazar Says, "I will come to Lowell"
June 26, 2009 Tsongas Supports Landmark Energy and Climate Change Legislation
June 10, 2009 Recongnizing Massachusetts For Resolution
May 27, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary, United States Department Of The Interior
Oct. 10, 2008 Tsongas Announces that Environmental Review of Proposed Automotive Unloading Facility Site in Ayer Will Proceed
Sept. 22, 2008 Minute Man National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act
May 15, 2008 Congresswoman Niki Tsongas to Host Economic Development Conference to Discuss Ways to Bring Green Jobs to the Fifth Congressional District
April 11, 2008 Congresswoman Tsongas Responds to District Needs; Releases Federal Funding Requests for Projects in the Fifth District
May 15, 2007 Tsongas Meets with Environmental Organizations During 24 Hour Tour
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