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Michigan Delegation Members Join Bipartisan Push to Keep EPA Region 5 Office Open

April 25, 2017 / U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters and Representatives John Conyers Jr, Sander Levin, Dan Kildee, Debbie Dingell, and Brenda Lawrence sent a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt stressing the importance of the Great Lakes Following reports that the Trump Administration plans to abolish Region 5 of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – […]

Statement by Congressman Dan Kildee on Looming Republican Government Shutdown

April 24, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) issued the following statement regarding a looming Republican government shutdown if Congress does not do its job by the end of the week: “Not even 100 days into President Trump’s presidency, Republicans have once again manufactured a new crisis and brought us to the brink of a government shutdown. I strongly […]

Genesee Intermediate School District Approved to Offer the Army JROTC Program at Genesee Career Institute

April 20, 2017 / Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD) is pleased to announce the approval of the Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) at Genesee Career Institute (GCI). The Army JROTC program, facilitated and taught by retired Army personnel at GCI, will be open to any Genesee County high school student in grades 9-12, beginning in the fall […]

Statement by Congressman Dan Kildee on Reports of Plans to Close EPA Regional Office Serving Michigan

April 17, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) issued the following statement today after reports that the Trump Administration is considering closing two regional offices of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), including the Region 5 office that serves Michigan: “If true, the closure of the EPA’s Region 5 office – which serves Michigan and other states in the Great […]

Congressman Dan Kildee: State of Michigan Should Reject Nestlé Water Withdrawal Permit

April 14, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today expressed his “strong opposition” to Nestlé North America’s (Nestlé) request for a permit to dramatically increase its groundwater withdrawals in Evart Township, Mich. In a letter sent to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Congressman Kildee urged the state to reject the permit application because, according to scientific experts, “it […]

Congressman Dan Kildee to Host Coffee Hours in Bay and Iosco Counties  

April 10, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) will host coffee hours over the next two weeks in two counties to meet with constituents directly. The coffee hour events are free and open to the public. Local residents are encouraged to attend and discuss their opinions face-to-face with Congressman Kildee. Details on the locations are below: BAY COUNTY WHO:      […]

Statement by Congressman Dan Kildee on Military Strikes in Syria

April 7, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) issued the following statement today after U.S forces conducted a military strike targeting a Syrian government airfield in response to the Assad Regime’s use of chemical weapons on its own people: “Bashar al-Assad is a brutal dictator who has a long history of killing innocent men, women and children. While this […]

Congressman Dan Kildee Announces 2017 Congressional Art Competition

April 7, 2017 / Winner will have their Artwork on display on U.S. Capitol Grounds in Washington, DC for one year Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) announced today that the 2017 Congressional Art Competition has begun, encouraging all high school students (grades 9-12) who live in the Fifth Congressional District to submit artwork for the competition. “I am happy to […]

Statement by Congressman Dan Kildee on Additional Delay of Canadian Nuclear Waste Site Near Great Lakes

April 6, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) issued the following statement today after the Canadian government once again delayed a decision to build a permanent deep geological repository for nuclear waste on the shores of the Great Lakes, instead requesting additional information from Ontario Power Generation regarding alternative locations for the site: “There is growing opposition, both in […]

Congressman Dan Kildee Re-Introduces Legislation to Strengthen and Update Lead and Copper Rule

April 6, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today re-introduced comprehensive legislation that would require the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to update the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) within nine months. The LCR, which is supposed to be updated regularly, has not been updated by the EPA since 1991. His legislation, H.R. 1974, the National Opportunity for Lead […]
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