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Keith Ellison's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Keith M. Ellison
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 5, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 5
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Kim; 4 Children: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Elijah, Amirah
Birth Date: 08/04/1963
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Minneapolis, MN
Religion: Muslim
Date Title
Issue Position: Environmental Sustainability
Issue Position: Environmental Sustainability
Issue Position: Environment
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Major Disaster Declaration
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 2, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on EPA's Proposed Carbon Rule
May 27, 2014 Klobuchar, Ellison Announce Successful Action to Close the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock
May 20, 2014 Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014
May 6, 2014 CPC Co-Chair Statement on National Climate Assessment
April 1, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Take Action on Water Contamination Issues
March 28, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman and Jim Moran, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, of the Committee on Appropriations - Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Barabara Boxer, Chairman, House Committee on Environment and Public Works - Water Resources Development Act
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administration, Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 15, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: West Virginia Water Disaster Shows Need for Strong Environmental Standards
Jan. 9, 2014 Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act of 2013
Nov. 6, 2013 Rep. Ellison: Minnesotans are Standing Up to Climate Change
Oct. 23, 2013 Ellison, Walz, Nolan, and Paulsen Applaud Passage of Provision to Stop the Spread of Invasive Carp
Oct. 22, 2013 Letter to Senators Barbara Mikulski and Richard Shelby and Representatives Harold Rogers and Nita Lowey - Continue to Fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Aug. 2, 2013 Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013
Aug. 1, 2013 Climate Change
July 29, 2013 StarTribune - Congress Must Close St. Anthony Falls Lock
June 25, 2013 Rep. Ellison On President Obama's Plan To Address Climate Change: Time For Congress To Act
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
May 17, 2013 Rep. Ellison Reintroduces Bill Banning Atrazine
May 10, 2013 Letter to Honorable Sally Jewel, Secretary of Department of the Interior - Preserving the Environment
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran of the Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations - Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI)
Feb. 15, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Ellison, Paulsen, Walz, Nolan Introduce Legislation To Fight Spread Of Asian Carp
Jan. 22, 2013 President Obama's Inaugural Speech
Sept. 21, 2012 City Pages - Keith Ellison on His Vision for America
June 29, 2012 Ellison Hails Agreement to Support America's Roads, Bridges and Students
June 21, 2012 The Progressive Message
May 10, 2012 Rep. Keith Ellison and Sen. Bernie Sanders Announce Bill to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies
March 16, 2012 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran, Members of the House Great Lakes Task Force
Feb. 8, 2012 Letter to Interior Secretary Salazar
Nov. 30, 2011 Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of Interior
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 14, 2011 Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act
Oct. 11, 2011 EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
Sept. 23, 2011 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator - EPA
Sept. 22, 2011 Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nation Act of 2011
Aug. 30, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
March 15, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Craig Fugate, Administrator Of The Federal Emergency Management Agency
Feb. 16, 2011 Ellison Urges EPA Administrator to Reduce Mercury Pollution
Jan. 24, 2011 Blog: Roll Call Op-Ed: Regulate Boilers to Save Lives, Create Jobs
Dec. 14, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Nancy Pelosi and The Honorable Steny Hoyer
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The President
June 30, 2010 Topics of the Day
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