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April 2016
Blumenthal Applauds Senate Approval of the Wild & Scenic Designation for the Lower Farmington River
Blumenthal Calls on Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to Fully Fund Office of Public Participation, Give Consumers a Voice in Ratemaking Decisions
February 2016
Blumenthal Voices Connecticut Fishing Industry Concerns at Senate Commerce Committee Hearing
In Wake of VW Scandal, Blumenthal, Markey, Rush, Pallone Introduce Legislation to Fine Automakers for Violating Emissions Rules
January 2016
Blumenthal, Murphy, Gillibrand, Schumer Announce Legislation to Protect & Restore Long Island Sound Passes Out of Environment and Public Works Committee
November 2015
Blumenthal, Murphy, DeLauro Announce $2.5 Million for Wallingford’s Proton Energy to Develop Ultra Efficient Battery
October 2015
Blumenthal Statement on Congressional Approval of 5-Year Extension for PTC Implementation
Blumenthal, Murphy, Delauro, Larson, Courtney, Esty Announce Over $800,000 in USDA Funding for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects
Blumenthal, Murphy, Himes, Malloy Announce $10 Million Federal TIGER Award For New Barnum Station In Bridgeport
Murphy, Gillibrand, Blumenthal Call for Retail Boycott of Harmful Plastic Microbeads Threatening Long Island Sound
August 2015
Blumenthal Statement on Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan
September 2013
Blumenthal, Bipartisan Group Of 33 Senators Fight To Restore LIHEAP Funding
Blumenthal Statement On EPA Announcement Of Higher Emmissions Standards For New Power Plants
Blumenthal, Murphy, Himes Announce USDA SBIR Grant To MetroCrops LLC Of Norwalk
Blumenthal Joins Legrand, Energy Advocates In Demanding Passage Of Bi-Partisan Federal Energy Efficiency Legislation, Currently Hijacked By Fringe Ideologues
In Senate Floor Speech, Blumenthal Touts Jobs, Economic Impact Of Bipartisan Energy Efficiency Legislation
July 2013
Blumenthal, Murphy, Himes Announce EPA Grant To Study And Improve Water Quality At Norwalk Harbor
Blumenthal Statement On Senate Confirmation Of Gina McCarthy To Head EPA
Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Introduce Legislation to Protect Plum Island
Blumenthal Meets With EPA Director-Nominee Gina McCarthy, Urges Senate to Quickly Confirm Former CT DEP Commissioner