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Date Title Officials Location
July 29, 2016 Rep. Zeldin Calls on EPA to Keep Commitment to Permanently Close Eastern Long Island Sound Disposal Sites & Expedite the Closing of Western and Central Sites Rep. Lee Zeldin Mount Sinai, NY
July 18, 2016 Standing on the Shores of Lake Ontario, Gillibrand, Slaughter Announce Legislation to Protect New York's Natural Resources, Prevent Invasive Species from Entering the United States Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Rochester, NY
July 18, 2016 Standing On The Shores Of Lake Ontario, Gillibrand, Slaughter Announce Legislation To Protect New York's Natural Resources, Prevent Invasive Species From Entering The United States Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Rochester, NY
July 18, 2016 Standing On The Shores Of Lake Erie, Gillibrand Announces Legislation To Protect New York's Natural Resources, Prevent Invasive Species From Entering United States Rep. Brian Higgins Buffalo, NY
July 18, 2016 Standing On The Shores Of Lake Ontario, Gillibrand, Slaughter Announce Legislation To Protect New York's Natural Resources, Prevent Invasive Species From Entering The United States Rep. Louise Slaughter Rochester, NY
July 18, 2016 Standing On The Shores Of Lake Erie, Gillibrand Announces Legislation To Protect New York's Natural Resources, Prevent Invasive Species From Entering United States Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Buffalo, NY
July 18, 2016 Standing on the Shores of Lake Ontario, Gillibrand, Slaughter Announce Legislation to Protect New York's Natural Resources, Prevent Invasive Species from Entering the United States Rep. Louise Slaughter Rochester, NY
July 8, 2016 Senator Gillibrand Announces Legislation To Protect New York's Natural Resources, Prevent Invasive Species From Entering The United States Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Rome, NY
June 28, 2016 Engel Cosponsors Resolution Condemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
June 27, 2016 Congresswoman Adams and Congresswoman Lowey Introduce the Public Safety and Wildlife Protection Act to the House Floor Rep. Nita Lowey Washington, DC
June 24, 2016 Rep. Zeldin Successfully Adds $10 Million in Funding for LI Sound in Appropriations Bill Now Coming to House Floor Rep. Lee Zeldin Washington, DC
June 24, 2016 Gillibrand Announces Legislation To Protect New York's Natural Resources, Prevent Invasive Species From Entering The U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Ithaca, NY
June 21, 2016 Rep. Zeldin Joins LI & NYC Animal Rights & Advocacy Groups in Condemning the Slaughter of Thousands of Dogs During China's Yulin Festival Rep. Lee Zeldin Washington, DC
June 16, 2016 Letter to his Excellency Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China - Hastings Urges China's President Xi to end the Dog Meat Trade Rep. Yvette Clarke Washington, DC
June 15, 2016 Rep. Zeldin and Southampton Town Trustees Announce that the Cut at Mecox Bay to be Opened Rep. Lee Zeldin Southampton, NY
June 13, 2016 "Senate Must Act Now to Send to the President's Desk My Important House Passed Bills for Long Island" Rep. Lee Zeldin Unknown
June 2, 2016 Rep. Israel Applauds Obama Administration for Completing Near-Total Ban of Elephant Ivory Trade Rep. Steve Israel Washington, DC
May 25, 2016 Invasive Species Summit Rep. Elise Stefanik Washington, DC
May 25, 2016 Stefanik Introduces Legislation to Combat Invasive Species Rep. Elise Stefanik Washington, DC
May 16, 2016 Requiring Comptroller General to Assess Options for Disposition of Plum Island Animal Disease Center in Plum Island, New York Rep. Lee Zeldin Washington, DC
May 4, 2016 Stefanik Applauds Funding to Combat Invasive Species Rep. Elise Stefanik Washington, DC
April 28, 2016 Tonko, Barr Hold Congressional Horse Caucus Hearing Rep. Paul Tonko Washington, DC
April 27, 2016 U.S. Congress Recognizes Bison as National Mammal of United States Rep. José Serrano Washington, DC
April 26, 2016 House Passes Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act Rep. Elise Stefanik Washington, DC
March 24, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Comittee and the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Call for Increased Funding for Mosquito-Control Programs to Fight Spread of Zika Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
March 24, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Comittee and the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Call for Increased Funding for Mosquito-Control Programs to Fight Spread of Zika Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
March 21, 2016 Safeguarding Our Environment Rep. Lee Zeldin Washington, DC
March 21, 2016 Schumer, Gillibrand Make New Senate Push To Preserve Plum Island & To Prevent Sale To Highest Bidder; Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Unknown
March 21, 2016 Schumer, Gillibrand Make New Senate Push To Preserve Plum Island & To Prevent Sale To Highest Bidder; Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
March 14, 2016 Letter to Thomas Vislack, Secretary of Agriculture, US Department of Agriculture and Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency- Protect Nations Bee Population Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2016 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2015 Rep. Grace Meng Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2016 Reps. Chu And Katko Introduce Heart Act To Help Animals Rescued By Federal Government Rep. John Katko Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2016 Providing for Consideration of H.R. Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2015 Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2016 On Great Lakes Day Higgins Fights for Great Lakes Funding on House Floor Rep. Brian Higgins Washington, DC
Feb. 19, 2016 Expanded Access at Outer Harbor Drives Public to Programs at Tifft Nature Preserve Rep. Brian Higgins Washington, DC
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Protecting Animals Rep. Carolyn Maloney Unknown
Dec. 21, 2015 Letter to Francis Collins, Director National Institutes of Health - Calling for Retirement of Monkeys from Government Laboratory Rep. Eliot Engel Unknown
Dec. 21, 2015 Letter to Francis Collins, Director National Institutes of Health - Calling for Retirement of Monkeys from Government Laboratory Rep. Steve Israel Unknown
Dec. 8, 2015 Higgins Announces Approval of "Microbead-Free Waters Act" in the House of Representatives Rep. Brian Higgins Washington, DC
Dec. 7, 2015 House Passes Microbead-Free Waters Act Rep. Elise Stefanik Washington, D.C.
Dec. 4, 2015 Engel Statement on World Wildlife Conservation Day Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
Nov. 5, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning Appropriations Riders on the Endangered Species Act Sen. Charles Schumer Washington D.C.
Nov. 5, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning Appropriations Riders on the Endangered Species Act Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington D.C.
Nov. 2, 2015 Global Anti-Poaching Act Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
Oct. 27, 2015 Engel Remarks on the Illicit Ivory Trade Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
Oct. 16, 2015 Letter to Sandy Kennedy, RILA President, and Matthew Shay, NRF President and CEO - Call for Retail Boycott of Harmful Plastic Microbeads Threatening Long Island Sound Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Oct. 7, 2015 USACE Awards contract for Unity Island Aquatic and Riparian Invasive Species Management and Habitat Restoration Project Rep. Brian Higgins Buffalo, NY
Sept. 22, 2015 Engel Statement on World Rhino Day Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
Sept. 16, 2015 Schumer: Funding Is Desperately Needed To Fight Ash Borers in Upstate NY Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Sept. 11, 2015 Governor Cuomo Announces Opening of New Arctic Edge Exhibit at Buffalo Zoo Rep. Brian Higgins Albany, NY
Aug. 17, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services, The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture and The Honorable Ash Carter, Secretary of Defense - Antibiotic Overuse in Animals Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
July 31, 2015 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of Office of Management and Budget - Protection of Captive Orcas and Marine Mammals Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
July 31, 2015 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of Office of Management and Budget - Protection of Captive Orcas and Marine Mammals Rep. Christopher Gibson Washington, DC
July 31, 2015 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of Office of Management and Budget - Protection of Captive Orcas and Marine Mammals Rep. Nita Lowey Washington, DC
July 30, 2015 Ranking Member Grijalva Presses Fish and Wildlife Service to List Threatened African Lions, Requests Hearing on Bill to Save Big Cats Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
July 30, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior, and Daniel M. Ashe, Fish and Wildlife Service - Threatened Species: Lions Rep. Charles Rangel Washington, DC
July 30, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior, and Daniel M. Ashe, Fish and Wildlife Service - Threatened Species: Lions Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
July 25, 2015 Rep. Israel Statement on Proposed Regulation to End African Elephant Ivory Trade in the United States Rep. Steve Israel Washington, DC
June 25, 2015 Engel Statement on Global Anti-Poaching Act Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
June 25, 2015 Schumer: Private Sale & Future Development Of Plum Island Would Destroy Key Ecological Resources & Negatively Impact Endangered Species In The Long Island Region; Announces Legislation To Prevent Plum Island From Being Sold To Highest Bidder & Ensure Land Is Preserved & Protected Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
June 8, 2015 Rep. Zeldin Hails Big Win for Long Island Fishermen Rep. Lee Zeldin Washington, DC
June 3, 2015 After Senator Gillibrand's Yearlong Push for Reform, White House Announces New Regulations to Prevent Dangerous Antibiotic Resistant Pathogens in Food Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
June 1, 2015 Why I voted No on H.R.1335 Rep. Richard Hanna Washington, DC
May 26, 2015 On Memorial Day: Schumer: After Serving Their Country, Veterans Should Be Able To Easily Adopt & Bring Home Their Military Working Dogs After Retirement; Senate Defense Bill Includes Key Provision Schumer Will Push To Allow Former Service Dogs To Enjoy The Rest Of Their Days With Handlers On US Soil Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
May 21, 2015 Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel Introduce Legislation to Combat International Wildlife Trafficking, Strengthen National Security Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
May 15, 2015 The Serrano Report - Volume VII, Issue #9 Rep. José Serrano Unknown
May 15, 2015 Congressman Serrano Receives "Standing Tall for Zoos and Aquariums' Award Rep. José Serrano Washington, DC
May 12, 2015 Schumer Urges National Fish And Wildlife Foundation To Immediately Approve Over $50k In Federal Funding To Restore Port Washington's Hempstead Harbor - Project Will Strengthen Shoreline & Further Protect Surrounding North Hempstead Communities Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
April 24, 2015 Congressman Lee Zeldin Teams Up With Senator Chuck Schumer to Advance the "Fluke Fairness Bill" (HR 1888) Rep. Lee Zeldin Washington, DC
April 14, 2015 Congressman Gibson Introduces Delaware River Basin Conservation Act Rep. Christopher Gibson Unknown
March 31, 2015 U.S. Reps Crowley, Beyer Lead House Members in Call for Bird Strike Prevention Technology at Nation's Airports Rep. Joseph Crowley Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Letter to Secretary Anthony Foxx, Department of Transportation - Bird Strike Prevention Technology at Nation's Airports Rep. Jerrold Nadler Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Letter to Secretary Anthony Foxx, Department of Transportation - Bird Strike Prevention Technology at Nation's Airports Rep. Gregory Meeks Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Letter to Secretary Anthony Foxx, Department of Transportation - Bird Strike Prevention Technology at Nation's Airports Rep. Grace Meng Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Letter to Secretary Anthony Foxx, Department of Transportation - Bird Strike Prevention Technology at Nation's Airports Rep. Nita Lowey Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Letter to Secretary Anthony Foxx, Department of Transportation - Bird Strike Prevention Technology at Nation's Airports Rep. Joseph Crowley Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's Coastal Plain Rep. Paul Tonko Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's Coastal Plain Rep. Jerrold Nadler Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's Coastal Plain Rep. Charles Rangel Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's Coastal Plain Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's Coastal Plain Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's Coastal Plain Rep. Nydia Velázquez Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Gray Wolf Protections: Change Course, Use Best Science Rep. Steve Israel Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Gray Wolf Protections: Change Course, Use Best Science Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Gray Wolf Protections: Change Course, Use Best Science Rep. José Serrano Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Gray Wolf Protections: Change Course, Use Best Science Rep. Grace Meng Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Gray Wolf Protections: Change Course, Use Best Science Rep. Charles Rangel Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Gray Wolf Protections: Change Course, Use Best Science Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Gray Wolf Protections: Change Course, Use Best Science Rep. Nita Lowey Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Gray Wolf Protections: Change Course, Use Best Science Rep. Paul Tonko Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Gray Wolf Protections: Change Course, Use Best Science Rep. Yvette Clarke Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Gray Wolf Protections: Change Course, Use Best Science Rep. Jerrold Nadler Washington, DC
March 2, 2015 Letter to Dan Ashe, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - The Northern Long-eared Bat and White Nose Syndrome Rep. Richard Hanna Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2015 Schumer Announces New Legislation to Keep Asian Carp Out of Great Lakes - New Bill Aims to Head Off Noxious Invasive Species At The Pass; Will Help WNY Communities and Businesses That Depend on Lake Erie & Lake Ontario Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 E&E Reporter: Energy and Environment Daily: Carole King sings Praises of Northern Rockies Plan Rep. Carolyn Maloney Unknown
Jan. 27, 2015 Schumer: Fed Plan Is Good Start To Combat Dangerous Pest & Should Get Started Right Away Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Dec. 12, 2014 Camp, Stabenow, Slaughter Introduce Guarding Our Great Lakes Act Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
Nov. 19, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $560,000 For New York Community Projects To Help Restore The Long Island Sound Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Oct. 31, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Efforts to Protect and Restore the Great Lakes Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
Oct. 31, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Efforts to Protect and Restore the Great Lakes Rep. Brian Higgins Washington, DC
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