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Jim Langevin's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: James 'Jim' R. Langevin
Office: U.S. House (RI) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 04/22/1964
Birth Place: Warwick, RI
Home City: Warwick, RI
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Rhode Island
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Environment
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
March 5, 2014 House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Spike in Flood Insurance Premiums
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 5, 2014 SEEC Raises Climate Change Threats to Outdoor Recreation
Feb. 4, 2014 FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Increases
Feb. 4, 2014 Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Announce the Wounded Veterans Recreation Act
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a Model for the Nation
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Tier 3 Standards
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Oct. 23, 2013 Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013
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
Sept. 3, 2013 Reed, Langevin Announce $1.2 Million to Upgrade Block Island Waste Water Treatment Facility
Aug. 1, 2013 Newsletter - A Climate of Change
July 18, 2013 Langevin Recognized for Protecting National Parks
June 11, 2013 Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Protection Act
April 24, 2013 House Committee Passes Langevin Bill Protecting South County Rivers
Jan. 15, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 152, Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013
Dec. 12, 2012 Langevin Warns of Fiscal Cliff Impact on Clean Energy Development
July 23, 2012 Wood-Pawtucket Watershed Protection Act
July 23, 2012 House Passes Langevin Bill to Protect Economic Value of RI Waterways
June 7, 2012 House Committee Approves Langevin Bill to Protect Local Waterways
April 23, 2012 Langevin Lauds RI Green School Funding Recipients
April 17, 2012 Langevin, RI Expert Testify on Local Waterways
Feb. 8, 2012 Letter to Interior Secretary Salazar
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Leader Pelosi, Leader Cantor, and Whip Hoyer
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of Interior
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 13, 2011 Bill Introduced in U.S. House of Representatives to Establish New National Park Unit in Blackstone River Valley
Sept. 23, 2011 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator - EPA
Aug. 17, 2011 Interior Launches Leasing Process for Commercial Wind Energy Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts
July 27, 2011 Langevin Speaks Out Against Scrapping Clean Air and Water Rules
July 26, 2011 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
June 1, 2011 Langevin Floor Statement Supporting Providence Anti-Terror Funding
March 30, 2011 Langevin Applauds Selection of Point Judith for Economic Assessment
Dec. 14, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Nancy Pelosi and The Honorable Steny Hoyer
July 1, 2010 Gulf Coast Restoration Act to Clean up Oil Spill, Hold BP Accountable
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
June 9, 2010 Letter to Tony Hayward Chief Executive Officer, BP
June 11, 2009 Rhode Island To Receive Sewer Funding
March 11, 2009 Omnibus Public Land Managment Act Statement
Sept. 18, 2008 No Child Left Inside Act of 2008
March 1, 2007 Langevin Supports Climate Bill
June 28, 2006 Science, State, Justice, Commerce, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007
March 21, 2006 Langevin, Shays work for tougher chemical plant security
March 16, 2006 Langevin Votes on Emergency Assistance Package
March 1, 2005 Langevin, Kennedy Urge Defeat of Anti-Environmental Legislation
April 28, 2004 Congratulating Winners of the 2003 President's Environmental Youth Award
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