Representative Peter DeFazio's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 4, Democratic
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6/30/17 Letter to the Hon. Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Interior - Urging the Secretary to Halt Seismic Tests Near Virginia's Coast 6/05/17 Letter to the Hon. Rick Perry, Secretary of U.S. Department of Energy and the Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Director of U.s. Office of Management and Budget - Pacific Northwest U.S. Representatives Urge Administration to Not Privatize Bonneville Power Administration 5/11/17 Letter to the Hon. Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Interior - Federal Waters Executive Order 4/28/17 Oregon Representatives Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Protect Communities, Establish Emergency Response Fund For Rail Accidents 1/25/17 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump, President of the United States - Urging the President to File a Trade Dispute with the WTO against OPEC for Illegal Oil Production Limits 1/12/17 Huffman, DeFazio, Wyden, Merkley Secure Critical 20 Year Mining Ban in Southwestern Oregon, Smith River Watershed 10/06/16 Letter to the Hon. Anthony Foxx, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation - Protect Communities From Dangerous Oil Train Accidents 9/28/16 Letter to Barack Obama, President of The United States - Stop Arctic Oil Drilling 7/14/16 Oregon Representatives Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Communities, Establish Emergency Response Account for Rail Accidents 7/08/16 Letter to the Hon. Dan Elliot, Chairman of the Surface Transportation Board, the Hon. Deb Miller, Vice Chairman of the Surface Transportation Board, and the Hon. Ann Begeman, Member of the Surface Transportation Board - Reject Complaint That Would Benefit Companies Using Unsafe Rail Tank Cars 6/22/16 President Signs Bipartisan Pipeline Safety Bill Into Law 6/13/16 Pipeline Safety Bill Heads to President 6/10/16 Letter to The Honorable Anthony Foxx, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation - Finalize Safety Rules to Help Emergency Responders, Phase Out Unsafe Oil Tank Cars 6/08/16 Letter to President Barack Obama - Opposing Offshore Seismic Testing 6/08/16 Securing America's Future Energy: Protecting Our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act 6/08/16 House Passes Bipartisan Pipeline Safety Bill 6/06/16 #OnTheFloor: House to Consider Bipartisan Pipeline Safety Bill WEDNESDAY 6/06/16 House to Consider Bipartisan Pipeline Safety Bill Wednesday 6/06/16 Statement from Ranking Member Peter DeFazio on the Union Pacific Derailment in Mosie 4/26/16 Foreign Spill Protection Act of 2016 4/20/16 DeFazio Applauds Committee Passage of Legislation that Improves Pipeline Safety 4/20/16 Committee Unanimously Approves Pipeline Safety Bill 4/14/16 Pipeline Safety Bill Introduced by Bipartisan Committee Leaders 3/15/16 Letter to The Honorable Mike Simpson, Chairman, and Honorable Marcy Kaptur, Ranking Memeber, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, House on Appropriations - Fund Israel Energy Cooperation 3/15/16 Letter to The Honorable Mike Simpson, Chairman, and Honorable Marcy Kaptur, Ranking Memeber, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, House on Appropriations - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Budget 1/21/16 Letter to the Hon. Anthony Foxx, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation - Prioritize Critical Oil Response Plans 1/20/16 Ranking Members Grijalva, DeFazio Call for Stronger Oil and Gas Company Bonding Requirements as GAO Shows Potential Shortfall 1/01/16 Issue Position: Climate Change 12/10/15 Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015 12/07/15 Letter to the Honorable Kay Granger, Chairwoman of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs and the Honorable Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on State - Fund IAEA Iranian Inspections 10/08/15 Native American Energy Act 7/31/15 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Ernest Moniz, U.S. Department of Energy Secretary, Tom Vilsack, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary - Biomass Energy 6/23/15 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Reduce Methane and Carbon Emissions on Public Lands, Increase Royalties 6/05/15 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General - Derelict Vessel Response Policies 5/06/15 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Stop Natural Gas Waste 4/17/15 The Hill - Feds Order Speed Limits for Oil Trains 4/15/15 SNL - Frustrated by Pipeline Safety Oversight, Legislators Question PHMSA's Effectiveness 4/06/15 The Fresno Bee - NTSB: Equip Oil Trains with Fire Protection Within 5 Years 4/06/15 The Hill - NTSB Calls for Replacing Oil Trains More Quickly 3/12/15 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General - Investigation into Crude Oil Transportation and Emergency Response Capabilities 3/02/15 DeFazio & McMorris Rodgers to Co-Chair Northwest Energy Caucus 2/11/15 Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act 2/03/15 Letter to Calvin Scovel, Inspector General of the Department of Transportation - Requesting Audits of Pipeline and Hazardous Safety Programs 1/22/15 DeFazio Blasts U.S. DOT for Failing to Address Rail Tank Car Safety 1/09/15 DeFazio Blasts Republican Passage of Controversial Keystone XL Bill 1/09/15 Keystone XL Pipeline Act 12/30/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - The Upcoming Keystone XL Vote 10/20/14 The Register-Guard - Few Sparks Fly This Time in Race for Congress 10/09/14 Letter to Neil Kornze, Director of the Bureau of Land Management - Illegal Drilling on Public Lands 10/02/14 Politico - Brave New World Meets Same Od Ehetoric

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