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Eliot Engel's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Eliot L. Engel
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 16, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1988
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Working Families, Democratic for U.S. House - District 16
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Patricia; 3 Children
Birth Date: 02/18/1947
Birth Place: Bronx, NY
Home City: Bronx, NY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Indian Point
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 14, 2014 Congressman Engel calls on GOP to "get serious" on climate change
May 8, 2014 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman Committee on Energy and Commerce - Hearing on National Climate Assessment
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mike Simpson, Chair, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies of the House Committee on Appropriations - Long Island Sound
March 27, 2014 Governor Cuomo Unveils $4.9 Billion Coordinated Transportation Resiliency Program
March 4, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014
March 4, 2014 Engel Stands Firm Against Flood Insurance Price Spike
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a Model for the Nation
Jan. 29, 2014 Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address 2014
Nov. 12, 2013 Engel Statement on Devastation Caused by Typhoon Haiyan
Oct. 23, 2013 Engel: Bad Air Causes Cancer as Well as Asthma and Heart Problems
Sept. 27, 2013 Engel Statement on U.N. Report Stating Climate Change is Man-Made
Sept. 19, 2013 Engel: It's Time to Act on Climate Change
July 31, 2013 Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013
Feb. 26, 2013 Rep. Engel Rips "Stupid" Automatic Cuts
Feb. 12, 2013 Rep. Engel Calls for Bipartisan Solutions to the Nation's Issues
Sept. 21, 2012 Rep. Engel - Republican War on Science Continues with Effort to Cripple EPA
April 21, 2012 Rep. Engel - Use Earth Day to Change Congressional Policy
April 13, 2012 Responsible Electronics Recycling Act Would Limit Export of Electronic Waste, Boost Domestic Electronic Recycling Industry, Reduce Number of Counterfeit Electronics, Support Efforts to Recover Rare Earth Metals Found in Electronics
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Sept. 23, 2011 Rep. Engel - "Shameful" House Majority Still Doesn't Get It
Sept. 23, 2011 House Republicans Continue Assault on Public Heath
July 13, 2011 East Chester Creek Dredging Advances
April 5, 2011 Radiation in Albany Proves the Urgent Need for the EPA
Feb. 11, 2011 Rep. Engel Appalled at Budget Cuts Which Hurt the Poor and Senior Citizens
Jan. 13, 2011 Rep. Engel Urges the World to Remember and Help the People of Haiti, One Year After the Earthquake
Oct. 7, 2010 Letter to Judith Enck, Regional Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The President
Aug. 6, 2010 Rep. Engel- BP Oil Spill Site shows Progress, Much to be Done
July 30, 2010 Offshore Oil and Gas Worker Whistleblower Protection Act of 2010
July 30, 2010 Rep. Engel Legislation would End Tax Breaks for Pollution Spills
July 27, 2010 Rep. Engel Blasts BP for Taking an Oil Spill Tax Break
June 17, 2010 Rep. Engel to BP CEO - "You Are Insulting Our Intelligence"
June 15, 2010 Rep. Engel - Why Should We Trust the Oil Industry?
Dec. 8, 2009 Rep. Engel Supports EPA Findings On Climate Change
Oct. 5, 2009 Rep. Engel Supports EPA Greenhouse Regulations
March 25, 2009 Representative Engel Urges Americans To Turn Off Their Lights
Aug. 1, 2008 Cong. Eliot Engel Statement on Blasting at Jerome Park
Nov. 7, 2007 Engel Votes To Override Veto Of Water Resources Bill
Nov. 1, 2007 Statement By Congressman Eliot Engel On Congestion Pricing
Nov. 1, 2007 Engel Welcomes EPA Involvement In Indian Point Renewal Process
Oct. 15, 2007 Engel And Colleagues Ask NRC To Track Indian Point Flaws In License Renewal
June 26, 2007 Engel Secures $2 Million Funding For Highlands
June 8, 2007 Engel Supports Federal Money For Clearing Brownfields
May 4, 2007 National Science Foundation Authorization Act Of 2007
April 25, 2007 Fighting to Protect Rockland from Flooding
Sept. 7, 2006 Engel Calls For Securing Spent Nuclear Fuel At U.S. Nuclear Reactors
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