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John Tierney's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: John F. Tierney
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 6, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 6
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Patrice
Birth Date: 09/18/1951
Birth Place: Salem, MA
Home City: Salem, MA
Religion: Catholic
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Date Title
Issue Position: Energy - Mandate Renewable Energy Use
Issue Position: Climate Change
Issue Position: Climate Change - Cutting Our Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Issue Position: Climate Change - "Greening" Our Government
Issue Position: Energy - Increase Fuel Economy Standards
Issue Position: Energy
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
May 28, 2014 Mass. Congressional Delegation Applauds New Funding to Clean and Revitalize Brownfields
May 22, 2014 Tierney Hails Passage of Bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act
March 21, 2014 Tierney Comments on President Obama's Signing of Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Administration - Correct Flood Maps
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Tier 3 Standards
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a Model for the Nation
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 8, 2014 Keating, Tierney Urge Once Again for Fisheries Disaster Assistance
Nov. 8, 2013 Congressional Delegation, Patrick Administration Announce $1.27 Million in GrantsTo Fund Watershed Restoration Projects
Sept. 30, 2013 Congressman Tierney Calls for Action to Rectify Steep Flood Insurance Increases
Sept. 18, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - McGovern Joins New England Delegation on Letter to EPA Opposing Changes to Clean Air Funding
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
April 2, 2013 The Gloucester Daily Times - White House Mute as Fishing's Future Hangs
Jan. 25, 2013 Mass. Lawmakers Ask Fishing Regulators to Reconsider Rejection of Relief for Fishermen
Dec. 14, 2012 Congressman Tierney Statement on Expected Release of Swartwood II Report
Aug. 3, 2012 Kerry, Delegation: New Fishing Report Shows Need for Relief for Massachusetts Fishermen
June 5, 2012 EPA Announces $600,000 to Assist work in and Around Gloucester for Cleanup and Redevelopment work
April 24, 2012 Letter to Secretary Bryson
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Leader Pelosi, Leader Cantor, and Whip Hoyer
Nov. 17, 2011 Letter to John Bryson, Secretary U.S. Department of Commerce and Jane Lubchenco, Administrator of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 5, 2011 Congressman Tierney Statement on "Occupy Wall Street" Movement
July 21, 2011 Tierney Joins Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers to Further Protect Fishermen from Unjust Law Enforcement Practices
June 16, 2011 Congressmen Tierney and Frank Demand Answers from Commerce Secretary Nominee
June 1, 2011 Statement by Congressmen Tierney and Frank Regarding the Nomination of John Bryson as Commerce Secretary
May 12, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Gary Locke, Secretary U.S. Department of Commerce
May 2, 2011 Letter to Eric Schwaab, NOAA Assistant Adminstrator of Fisheries
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The President
July 8, 2010 Congressmen Tierney and Frank Call for NOAA Administrator to Resign
June 23, 2010 Letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
June 23, 2010 Letter to Admiral Thad W. Allen, Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard; Janet Napolitano, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security; Gary Locke, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce
April 8, 2010 Tierney, Frank Respond To Restructuring Of NOAA Enforcement Office
March 25, 2010 Tierney Supports Small Businesses, Job Creation
June 1, 2009 Tierney Works To 'Green' And Modernize Schools
June 23, 2008 Tierney Touts $855,000 for Newburyport and Plum Island
Nov. 22, 2006 Letter to Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney
Nov. 10, 2005 Tierney, Kennedy and Kerry Announce $250,000 for Common Pasture in Newburyport and Newbury
Aug. 2, 2005 Tierney Releases GAO Report: EPA Not Properly Administering Clean Water Act
April 20, 2004 Unhappy Earth Day for EPA
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Energy & the Environment
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