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Encyclopedia > United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

The United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works is responsible for dealing with matters related to the environment and infrastructure. Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ...

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Members, 109th Congress

The Committee is chaired by Senator James Inhofe (Republican of Oklahoma). The Ranking Minority Member is Independent Senator James Jeffords of Vermont, who caucuses with the Democrats. Jeffords was the chairman from early 2001 to the elections of 2002, when the Democrats controlled the Senate; he was given the post as a reward for having switched parties, which threw control of the chamber to the Democrats. The 109th United States Congress is the current meeting of the United States legislature, comprised of the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate. ... James Mountain Inhofe, usually known as Jim Inhofe (born November 17, 1934) is an American politician from Oklahoma. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Official language(s) None Capital Oklahoma City Largest city Oklahoma City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 20th 181,196 km² 355 km 645 km 1. ... Ranking member, in American politics, is a term used to refer to the member of a committee in Congress who is the longest-serving member of the party not in the majority (the longest-serving member of the majority is the chairman). ... James Merrill Jim Jeffords (born May 11, 1934) is currently the junior U.S. Senator from Vermont and the only Independent in the United States Senate. ... Official language(s) None Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 43th 24,923 km² 130 km 260 km 3. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ...


Republicans

James Mountain Inhofe, usually known as Jim Inhofe (born November 17, 1934) is an American politician from Oklahoma. ... John William Warner (born February 18, 1927) is an American statesman and politician, who served as Secretary of the Navy from 1972-1974 and has served as a Republican senator from Virginia since 1979. ... Christopher Bond is a British playwright whose retelling of the Victorian tale Sweeney Todd formed the basis of Stephen Sondheims musical of the same name, with book by Hugh Wheeler. ... George Victor Voinovich (Vojnović in Serbian) (born July 15, 1936) is an American politician of the Republican party. ... Lincoln Davenport Chafee (born March 26, 1953) is a United States Senator from Rhode Island. ... Lisa Ann Murkowski (born May 22, 1957) is an American politician. ... John Randolph Thune (born January 7, 1961) is the junior U.S. Senator from the state of South Dakota. ... Jim DeMint James H. Jim DeMint (born September 2, 1951) is a U.S. Senator from South Carolina since 2005. ... John Hardy Johnny Isakson (born December 28, 1944), American politician, has been a Republican United States Senator from Georgia since 2005. ... David Bruce Vitter (born May 3, 1961), American politician, is a Senator from Louisiana. ...

Democrats

Max Sieben Baucus (born December 11, 1941) is the senior United States Senator from Montana and is a member of the Democratic Party. ... Joseph Isadore Lieberman (born February 24, 1942) is a Jewish-American Democratic politician and a current U.S. senator from Connecticut. ... Barbara Levy Boxer (born November 11, 1940) is an American politician and the current junior U.S. Senator from the State of California. ... Thomas Richard Tom Carper (born January 23, 1947) is an American politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. ... Hillary Clinton Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947), was First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, as the wife of President Bill Clinton. ... Frank Raleigh Lautenberg (born January 23, 1924) is an American politician. ... Barack Hussein Obama, Jr. ...

Independents

James Merrill Jim Jeffords (born May 11, 1934) is currently the junior U.S. Senator from Vermont and the only Independent in the United States Senate. ... Official language(s) None Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 43th 24,923 km² 130 km 260 km 3. ...

Subcommittees

  • U.S. Senate Environment Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure
  • U.S. Senate Environment Subcommittee on Clean Air, Climate Change, and Nuclear Safety
  • U.S. Senate Environment Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water
    • Chairman: Lincoln Chafee (R-RI)
    • Ranking Member: Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY)
  • U.S. Senate Environment Subcommittee on Superfund and Waste Management

Christopher Bond is a British playwright whose retelling of the Victorian tale Sweeney Todd formed the basis of Stephen Sondheims musical of the same name, with book by Hugh Wheeler. ... Max Sieben Baucus (born December 11, 1941) is the senior United States Senator from Montana and is a member of the Democratic Party. ... George Victor Voinovich (Vojnović in Serbian) (born July 15, 1936) is an American politician of the Republican party. ... Thomas Richard Tom Carper (born January 23, 1947) is an American politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. ... Lincoln Davenport Chafee (born March 26, 1953) is a United States Senator from Rhode Island. ... Hillary Rodham Clinton (born Hillary Diane Rodham on October 26, 1947) is the junior United States Senator from New York, serving her freshman term since January 3, 2001. ... John Randolph Thune (born January 7, 1961) is the junior U.S. Senator from the state of South Dakota. ... Barbara Levy Boxer (born November 11, 1940) is an American politician and the current junior U.S. Senator from the State of California. ...

Chairmen

Chairmen of the Senate Committee on Public Buildings, 1838-1857

William Savin Fulton William Savin Fulton (June 2, 1795 – August 15, 1844) was an American lawyer and politician from Little Rock, Arkansas. ... John Leeds Kerr (b. ... William Lewis Dayton (February 17, 1807 – December 1, 1864) was an American lawyer from Freehold Borough, New Jersey. ... Simon Cameron (March 8, 1799–June 26, 1889) was United States Secretary of War for Abraham Lincoln from 1861 to 1862. ... Jesse D. Bright Jesse D. Bright (December 18, 1812–May 20, 1875) was a Democratic Senator from Indiana during the period of March 4, 1845 to February 5, 1862. ... Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter (April 21, 1809–July 18, 1887), American statesman, was born in Essex County, Virginia. ... James Whitcomb (December 1, 1795–October 4, 1852) was a Democrat governor of Indiana from December 6, 1843 to December 26, 1848. ... Elegant evening gown with shell pink satin over black lace with ginger antique silk hem. ... James A. Bayard may refer to James A. Bayard, Sr. ...

Chairmen of the Joint Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds, 1857-1883

Jesse D. Bright Jesse D. Bright (December 18, 1812–May 20, 1875) was a Democratic Senator from Indiana during the period of March 4, 1845 to February 5, 1862. ... Solomon Foot (born on November 19, 1802 in Cornwall, Vermont - died on March 28, 1866 in Washington, D.C.) was Vermont lawyer, state representative and later senator who spent more than 25 years in elected office. ... Benjamin Gratz Brown (May 28, 1826 - December 13, 1885) was a Liberal Republican Senator, Governor of Missouri, and the Vice presidential candidate in the election of 1872. ... Hon. ... Justin Smith Morrill (April 14, 1810 – December 28, 1898) was a Representative (1855–1867) and a Senator (1867–1898) from Vermont. ... Henry Laurens Dawes (October 30, 1816 - February 5, 1903) was a United States Senator notable for the Dawes Act. ... U.S. Senator Charles W. Jones (D-Florida) Charles William Jones (December 24, 1834 - October 11, 1897) was a United States Senator from Florida. ...

Chairmen of the Senate Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds, 1883-1947

William Thomas Mahone (December 1, 1826 – October 8, 1895), of Southampton County, Virginia was a civil engineer, teacher, soldier, railroad executive, and a member of the Virginia General Assembly and U.S. Congress. ... Amasa Leland Stanford (March 9, 1824–June 21, 1893) was an American business tycoon, politician and founder of Stanford University. ... Matthew Stanley Quay (September 30, 1833 - May 28, 1904) was an immensely powerful Pennsylvania political boss; kingmaker (Benjamin Harrison, 1888). ... Charles Warren Fairbanks (May 11, 1852 – June 4, 1918) was a Senator from Indiana and the twenty-sixth Vice President of the United States. ... Nathan Scott is a fictional character on The WBs hit drama series One Tree Hill played by James Lafferty. ... George Sutherland (March 25, 1862 – July 18, 1942) was an English-born U.S. jurist and political figure. ... Claude Augustus Swanson (March 31, 1862–July 7, 1939) was an American politician. ... James Alexander Reed (November 9, 1861 September 9, 1944) was an American politician. ... Irvine Luther Lenroot (January 31, 1869 - January 26, 1949) was a member of the United States Republican Party who served in the House of Representatives from 1909 - 1918, and in United States Senate from 1918 - 1927, for the state of Wisconsin. ... Henry Wilder Keyes (May 23, 1863–June 19, 1938) was an American farmer, banker, and Republican politician from Haverhill, New Hampshire. ... Thomas Terry Connally (born August 19, 1877 near Hewitt, McLennan County, Texas; died October 28, 1963 in Washington, DC) was an American politician, who represented Texas in both the US Senate and the House of Representatives. ... Charles Oscar Andrews (March 7, 1877-September 18, 1946) was a US Senator from Florida who served as a Democrat from 1936 to 1946. ...

Chairmen of the Senate Committee on Public Works, 1947-1977

Chapman Revercomb William Chapman Revercomb (July 20, 1895 - October 6, 1979) was a politician and lawyer in the state of West Virginia. ... All states are invited to contribute two statues for display in the Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol. ... Edward Martin (September 18, 1879–March 19, 1967) was an American lawyer and Republican party politician from Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. ... All states are invited to contribute two statues for display in the Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol. ... Patrick Vincent McNamara (October 4, 1894–April 30, 1966) was a U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan. ... Jennings Randolph (March 8, 1902–May 8, 1998) was an American politician from West Virginia. ...

Chairmen of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, 1977-present

Jennings Randolph (March 8, 1902–May 8, 1998) was an American politician from West Virginia. ... Robert Theodore Stafford (born August 8, 1913) is a retired American politician from Vermont. ... Quentin Northrup Burdick (19 June 1908 - 8 September 1992) was a United States Senator from North Dakota from 1960 until his death in 1992. ... Daniel Patrick Moynihan Daniel Patrick Pat Moynihan (March 16, 1927 – March 26, 2003) was a U.S. Senator, ambassador, and academic. ... Max Sieben Baucus (born December 11, 1941) is the senior United States Senator from Montana and is a member of the Democratic Party. ... John Lester Hubbard Chafee (October 22, 1922 – October 24, 1999) was an American politician. ... Robert C. Bob Smith (born March 30, 1941) is an American politician who has served in both the United States House of Representatives and the Senate. ... Harry Mason Reid (born December 2, 1939) is the senior United States Senator from Nevada and a member of the Democratic Party, for which he serves as Senate Minority Leader. ... Robert C. Bob Smith (born March 30, 1941) is an American politician who has served in both the United States House of Representatives and the Senate. ... James Merrill Jim Jeffords (born May 11, 1934) is currently the junior U.S. Senator from Vermont and the only Independent in the United States Senate. ... James Mountain Inhofe, usually known as Jim Inhofe (born November 17, 1934) is an American politician from Oklahoma. ...

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External links

  • U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works official website

 
 

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