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108th Congress - Convened January 7, 2003

Majority Press Releases

  • October 15, 2003. Sen. Inhofe's Statement Announcing EPW Actions on Reporting the Nomination of Michael Leavitt, and Other Legislation to the Senate.
  • October 7, 2003. Sen. Inhofe Calls for Passage of Water Security Bill.
  • October 1, 2003. Sen. Inhofe Chides EPW Minority Senators for Boycotting the Leavitt Nomination.
  • September 29, 2003. Carper's Clean Air Bill More Costly Than "Clear Skies". September 23, 2003. Majority Staff Recommendations concerning EPA IG's Report.
  • September 23, 2003. EPW Committee Votes to Extend TEA-21 for Five Months.
  • September 17, 2003. Sen. Inhofe Responds to Democrats on Nomination Hearing Protocols.
  • September 16, 2003. Inhofe and Voinovich Urge Passage of Clear Skies Act.
  • September 4, 2003. Inhofe Issues Statement on EPA IG Report.
  • August 27, 2003. Inhofe Statement on NSR.
  • July 30, 2003. EPW Passes Several Bipartisan Bills
  • July 29, 2003. Inhofe Gives Major Speech on Climate Change
  • July 29, 2003. Highlights of hearing on climate history and mercury
  • July 17, 2003. Inhofe Applauds EPA's Commitments to Clean Up Superfund Sites
  • June 23, 2003. Inhofe Applauds National Environmental Progress.
  • June 10, 2003. Inhofe Says Agencies Must Clarify Jurisdiction Over Isolated Waters.
  • June 5, 2003. EPW Fuels Package Passes the Senate.
  • May 29, 2003. Chairman Inhofe's Says the Endangered Species Act "Is Broken".
  • May 21, 2003. Chairman Inhofe's Reaction to Resignation Announcement of EPA Administrator Whitman.
  • May 19, 2003. Administration's Highway Bill Introduced.
  • May 12, 2003. Inhofe Introduces Homeland Security Legislation to Protect Nuclear and Wastewater Facilities.
  • Text of introduced bill: "Wastewater Treatment Works Security Act of 2003"
  • Text of introduced bill: "Nuclear Infrastructure Security Act of 2003"
  • May 8, 2003. Clear Skies Hearing Highlights.
  • May 2, 2003. Chemical Security Bill to be Introduced.
  • May 2, 2003. Activities of the week of May 5, 2003.
  • April 22, 2003. Earth Day Message.
  • April 9, 2003. EPW Markup Results.
  • March 25, 2003. Senate Rejects Unfair Tax on Businesses.
  • March 21, 2003. Senate Passes EPW Amendment to Increase Transportation Budget.
  • March 14, 2003. Activities of the week of March 17, 2003.
  • March 14, 2003. Senate passes Wildlife Refuge System Centennial Resolution.
  • March 13, 2003. Activities of the week of March 10, 2003.
  • February 27, 2003. Chairman Inhofe introduces the Administration's "Clear Skies Initiative".
  • February 26, 2003. Chairman Inhofe's Response to the EPA's Climate Change Report.
  • February 24, 2003. EPW Reports Underground Storage Tank Bill to the Senate.
  • February 7, 2003. Inhofe to Address U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
  • February 4, 2003. Inhofe Praises Bush Environmental Budget.
  • Minority Press Releases

  • October 15, 2003. Sen. Jeffords' Reacts to EPA IG's Report on Enforcement.
  • October 15, 2003. Sen. Jeffords' Seeks Answers on EPA Failure to Enforce Clean Water Act.
  • October 15, 2003. Sen. Jeffords' Statement on Reporting the Nomination of Michael Leavitt, and Other Legislation before EPW.
  • October 1, 2003. Sen. Jeffords and Congressional Colleagues Call for Restoration of Superfund
  • September 30, 2003. Sen. Jeffords Statement on the Leavitt Nomination.
  • September 30, 2003. Minority Urges Chairman to Delay Vote on Leavitt Nomination.
  • September 22, 2003. "Listening Tour" Statement by Sen. Jeffords.
  • September 17, 2003. Jeffords, Kennedy, et al., Announce "Listening Tour" in Massachusetts on Mercury Pollution.
  • September 16, 2003. Jeffords' Response to President's clean air proposals.
  • September 15, 2003. Response to President's Visit to Detroit Edison Monroe Power Plant.
  • September 9, 2003. Jeffords to Hold Air Quality Listening Session in Boston.
  • September 5, 2003. Jeffords Reviews the Administration's Environmental Record for August.
  • September 4, 2003. EPA Committee Members Call for Hearing on White House Influence over Air Quality Reports.
  • August 27, 2003. Jeffords Rips Bush Administration for Weakening Clean Air Rules.
  • August 27, 2003. Jeffords Statement on Final New Source Review Rule.
  • August 25, 2003. Senators Jeffords and Lieberman Release GAO Report on New Source Review.
  • July 30, 2003. Senator Jeffords Leads Rally Clean Air Act Protections.
  • July 30, 2003. Bills to Protect Turtles and Tigers Pass the Environment Committee.
  • July 25, 2003. Senator Jeffords' Statement on Administration's Climate Change Science Program.
  • July 24, 2003. Senator Jeffords Pushes for Break in Logjam on Transportation Funds.
  • July 24, 2003. Jeffords/Boxer/Dingell Call for Inspector General Investigation of EPA Enforcement Office Cuts.
  • July 17, 2003. Senator Jeffords Is Critical of Bush Administration's Lack of Commitment to Adequately Fund Superfund Cleanups
  • July 17, 2003. Senator Jefford's Statement at Hearing on Importation of Exotic Species.
  • July 16, 2003. EPW To Hold Hearing on Importation of Exotic Species.
  • July 8, 2003. Senator Jeffords Criticizes Environmental Enforcement Staff Cuts at EPA.
  • July 1, 2003. Senator Jeffords Comments on EPA's Analysis of Clear Skies Bill.
  • June 19, 2003. Senators Respond to White House Doctoring of EPA's "State of the Environment" Report.
  • June 17, 2003. Vermont Testimony Supporting Jeffords Bill on Invasive Species in Lake Champlain.
  • June 11, 2003. Senators Jeffords and Ensign Call for Hearing on Importation of Exotic Pets and the Monkeypox Outbreak.
  • May 21, 2003. DOD Authorization Bill Amended to Continue Protecting Endangered Species on Military Bases.
  • May 21, 2003. Jefford's Reaction to Resignation Announcement of EPA Administrator Whitman.
  • May 7, 2003. Jeffords Fights Energy Bill.
  • May 1, 2003. Response to DoD Requests for Exemptions from Environmental Laws.
  • April 29, 2003. Jeffords Announces Release of Report on High-Performance Buildings.
  • April 29, 2003. Jeffords Introduces Renewable Energy Bill.
  • Text of introduced bill, S. 944, Renewable Energy Investment Act of 2003
  • April 25, 2003. Jeffords To Announce High-Performance, Green Building Report Findings.
  • April 22, 2003. Earth Day, 2003.
  • April 9, 2003. Committee Reports Mercury Bill.
  • April 3, 2003. Jeffords Introduces Wastewater Treatment Security and Safety Act.
  • Text of introduced bill, S. 779, Wastewater Treatment Works Security and Safety Act
  • March 19, 2003. Senators Sarbanes, Jeffords, Mikulski and Graham Introduce water infrastructure measure.
  • March 13, 2003. Senator Jeffords Introduces bill to ban mercury thermometers.
  • February 27, 2003. Senator Jeffords Responds to Administration's "Clear Skies Initiative."
  • February 26, 2003. Senator Jeffords Responds to EPA's Budget for FY 2004
  • February 12, 2003. Senator Jeffords introduces Clean Power Act of 2003.
  • February 10, 2003. Senators Jeffords/Lieberman/Collins to reintroduce Clean Air Act amendments
  • February 4, 2003. Jeffords Raps Bush Administration on Renewable Energy.
  • February 4, 2003. Senator Carper to be Ranking Member of Clean Air Subcommittee.