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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
Date Title
Oct. 13, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Support the Clean Power Plan
Sept. 1, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Americans from Deadly Pesticides
Aug. 11, 2017 Letter to Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Interior - Opposing Atlantic Offshore Drilling
July 27, 2017 Letter to William B. Long, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Pallone Leads Bipartisan Letter Opposing FEMA Deadlines for Sandy Victims
July 25, 2017 Velazquez Seeks Ban on Dangerous Pesticide
July 17, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Rodney P. Frelinghuysen and the Hon. Nita Lowey, Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee - Fiscal Year 2018 Funding for Environmental Protection Agency
July 11, 2017 Letter to Eileen Murphy, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation - Velázquez Calls for Wetland Designation for Ridgewood Reservoir
June 30, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Interior - Urging the Secretary to Halt Seismic Tests Near Virginia's Coast
June 21, 2017 Panel Approves Velázquez Flood Insurance Bill
June 16, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Scott Pruitt, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Clean Air Act Pollution Safeguards
June 1, 2017 Velázquez on Trump Decision to Withdraw from Paris Agreement
May 19, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Concerning the Recent Dismissal of Several Members of the Board of Scientific Counselors
April 5, 2017 Schumer, Velazquez Vow to Fight Against Administration's Proposed EPA Cuts That Could Hurt Cleanup Efforts at Gowanus Canal
March 30, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Ken Calvert, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies and the Hon. Betty McCollum, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Provide Funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
March 30, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Ken Calvert, Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations, the Hon. Betty McCollum, Ranking Member - Funding to Protect Wetlands
March 28, 2017 Velázquez Seeks to Undo EPA Hiring Freeze
March 28, 2017 Velázquez on Trump Climate Change Executive Order
March 28, 2017 Velázquez on Trump Executive Order on Climate Change
March 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Climate Science
March 9, 2017 Velázquez Bill Would Improve Flood Insurance Program
Sept. 28, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of The United States - Stop Arctic Oil Drilling
Sept. 21, 2016 Trans-Pacific Partnership
July 13, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Act on Flint Before House Adjourns
June 21, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sally Jewel, Secretary of the Interior, Christy Goldfuss, Managing Director of the Council on Environmental Quality, and Neil Kornze, Director of the Bureau of Land Management - Coal Regulations
June 21, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Urging Additional Federal Action to Address Air Pollution Near Ports
May 2, 2016 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Rep. Huffman Leads Bipartisan Letter Urging DOI to End Dangerous Oil & Gas Drilling in the Arctic
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sally Jewell, Secretary of the US Department of the Interior - Protecting Arctic Ecosystem
May 2, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Sall Jewell, Secretary U.S. Department of the Interior - Urging DOI to End Dangerous Oil & Gas Drilling in the Arctic
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Environment
Sept. 25, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Land and Water Conservation Fund
July 30, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Ozone Rule
July 13, 2015 House Approves Velázquez Legislation to Assist Sandy Affected Businesses
June 24, 2015 Velázquez Comments on U.S. House Puerto Rico Hearing
April 6, 2015 Letter to Administrator Craig Fugate, FEMA - Flood Insurance and Sandy
March 19, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's Coastal Plain
Feb. 10, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Coney Island School Gets More Than $16M for Sandy-Related Repairs
Oct. 23, 2014 GAO Finds Hurricane Sandy Caught SBA Off-Guard; Businesses Wait Nearly 4 Months to Receive Assistance
Sept. 19, 2014 People's Climate March
March 4, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014
Oct. 23, 2013 Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Helping Working Families
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Working Americans
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 16, 2010 The Brooklyn Paper - Nydia Supports Newtown Creek Superfund
Oct. 7, 2010 Letter to Judith Enck, Regional Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
Sept. 30, 2010 YourNabe.com - Newtown Creek now Superfund site
Oct. 16, 2009 Velázquez Urges Superfund Designation For Gowanus, Newtown
July 1, 2008 Congresswoman Velázquez Announces Federal Resources to Benefit Red Hook Green Roof Design Initiative
Sept. 12, 2007 Weiner and Velazquez Release Findings of First EPA Study of Nation's Largest Oil Spill
May 15, 2006 Letter to President of the United States George W. Bush
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